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Old 01/15/2004, 2:43 AM
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Full Name: Andrew Bowen [news]
Date of Birth: March 31st, 1972
Place of Birth: Boston, MA
Height / Weight: <unknown> / <unknown>
Seasons on MADtv: 4 (1998 - 1999)

Recurring Characters:
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Celebrity Impressions:
  • Brad Pitt
  • Charlie Sheen
  • Christian Slater
  • Christopher Walken
  • Donny Osmond
  • Frank King
  • Garth Brooks
  • Jason McMahon
  • Jason Priestly
  • Jean Claude Van Damme
  • Keanu Reeves
  • Kenneth Starr
  • Matt Damon
  • Michael Flatley
  • Morey Amsterdam
  • Nicolas Cage
  • Scott Foley
  • Yassir Arafat
Biography:
Born in Boston and raised in Vermont, Andrew Bowen's career journey began at the age of six when, after watching the movie Grease, he announced to his parents "I want to be like John Travolta when I grow up." His mother quickly enrolled him in dance class and a year later he performed as the lead in his first play Once upon a Rhyme. Andrew continued studying Modern Jazz and Ballet for 8 years and did local theater throughout High School. A bit of good luck (a director chose his grandmother's house at which to shoot a commercial) eventually landed him an agent in New York and during the summer following his High School Graduation, he landed his first role as Kathryn Erby's love interest in the Bill Murray / Richard Dryfuss comedy What About Bob? Although he received a letter from director Frank Oz before the film's release informing him that his role had ended up on the cutting room floor, Bowen packed his bags and headed for LA. Over the next couple of years he bounced around working part-time jobs, doing commercials (he has done over 40 to date), small roles in TV while taking part-time screen-writing courses at USC. In 1996, Andrew landed the lead role in a live-action interactive video game from Capcom called Fox Hunt playing Jack Fremont; a 'James Bond meets Dumb and Dumber' type character. His Martial Arts training and gift for physical comedy helped him turn in a performance that wound up being so funny that the game was eventually turned into a movie and developed as a TV series, landing Andrew a talent development deal with Warner Brothers Television.

While waiting for the pilot to be shot, he wrote, directed and financed a short film called Lone Defender. The short was intended to serve as an auditioning piece to play Peter Parker for director James Cameron who was attached at the time to direct a Spider-Man movie. The Spider-Man movie fell into legal problems by the time Andrew finished the short, but it still served its purpose: as a catalyst for his desire to direct.

Over the next year Andrew penned the spec script The Haven (2000) and began to shop it around town. As he searched for financing he eventually shot the pilot for Fox Hunt. Although the show was not picked up, Andrew ended up joining the cast of Fox's MAD TV later that year. After a season on the show, with the help of his father, he finally raised enough money to make The Haven and left the show to direct the film that fall. The actor was so committed to the role he was going to play in the film that he gained over 40 lbs to play the hulking character Jocko. A year later the film screened for the first time at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ended in a standing ovation. While shopping for a distribution deal, he took the movie to film festivals across the country winning Awards and critical acclaim along the way. While the film made its rounds, he continued acting, landing recurring roles on ER, Reno 911!, notable guest roles on such hit shows as CSI:NY, Las Vegas, JAG, Charmed and Ivan Reitman's Evolution.

Where are they now?
As of July 2009, Andrew is still appearing in films, having supporting roles in the films The Pit and the Pendulum, and Immortally Yours, both premiering in 2009.

Television - Starring Roles:Television - Guest Roles:Film - Starring Roles:Film - Supporting Roles:Other Credits:
  • Advertisements: TiVo, Konica Minolta Bizhub, Touch Stone Energy
  • Video Games: The Matrix: Path of Neo, Ryű ga gotoku, Jade Empire, Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
Fun Facts:
  • Andrew has studied ballet and jazz.
  • Andrew claims that he had no experience in comedy before joining MADtv.
  • Andrew's favorite MADtv sketch is "Head of the Family".
  • Andrew is a smoker.
  • Andrew's father is Peter H. Bowen. Peter was the executive producer of Andrew's film, "The Haven".
  • Andrew made an appearance on Saved by the Bell early in his career
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Old 01/15/2004, 9:09 PM
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Andrew was born in 1972
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Old 03/02/2004, 6:16 PM
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Born on March 31, 1972

Born in Boston, raised in Vermont.

Andrew Bowen started his acting career at age 6. Over the next year, he starred in his first play and did over 16 plays over the next few years. At age 13, he landed his own agent. During his education, Andrew Bowen commuted his way to auditions, school work and a part-time job. In 1990, Andrew Bowen moved to L.A. to take up acting full time. Over the years, Andrew Bowen had appeared in over 26 commercials and spots. While viewing the promo for "Fox Hunt", Warner Brothers executives were really impressed and they quickly signed him on a developement deal with Warner Brothers Television. In the fall of 1997, Andrew Bowen went in star in a short film called "Operation" which premiered in the SUNDANCE Film Festivals in 1998. Later that spring, Andrew flew over to Irleand to star in "Henry James' the Ghostly Rental." Later, Andrew Bowen returned to L.A. to be part of the cast members of MAD tv. Doing unforgettable impressions on famous Hollywood stars such as, Keanu Reeves, Nicholas Cage, Christopher Walkens, Christian Slater, Brad Pitt, etc. Andrew will later be seen in the movie, "Evolution." In 1999, Andrew Bowen directed, wrote, filmed, and starred in his film, "The Haven." Based on a short story of one his friends, Andrew Bowen sold most of his stuff for money to make this outstanding film for the first 12 days. With luck, they pulled it off and "The Haven" was finished.

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Old 03/02/2004, 8:25 PM
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Anderw Bowen was awsome when he was on MadTV I was very angery that he didnt appeared the following season. He could of been the Dana Carvey of MadTV.

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never knew why he left, but his film, "The Haven" is awesome.

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Old 03/02/2004, 9:46 PM
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Never knew he made a movie. Is it an indie flick.

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"And it's a different kind of war than we're used to. I explained part of the difference is the fact that the battlefield is now here at home. It's also a war where the enemy doesn't show up with airplanes that they own, or tanks or ships. These are suiciders" --- Dubya
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Old 03/03/2004, 5:49 AM
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yes it was an indie flick

http://www.dreadnoughtfilms.com/dreadnoughtfilms.htm

hey, my bio on him is imdb.com now.
and he made a cameo on Reno 911? i need to watch reruns...hold on...

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Old 03/04/2004, 5:14 PM
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he smokes.

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Do you mean he's smoking good looking, smoking bad or he actually smokes?

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no, he actually smokes. you can see him smoking in two skits that i know he did, playing charlie sheen (i think), and you can definetly tell he was smoking, he blew a puff. and then while as nicholas cage, he was smoking, but i didnt see it lit. but this website:

http://www.amiannoying.com/(5sqxqg45...w.aspx?ID=9047

says he does smoke, so i put two and one together.
i voted over 25 times that he wasnt by the way.

plus, he studied ballet and jazz.

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despite a part-time job, and his education, Andrew Bowen commuted his way through the city to auditions.

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He has the same first name as yours truely.

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whos that?

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whose name have the same first name as Andrew?

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well, i didnt know lookwhaticando real name was

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well, i didnt know lookwhaticando real name was
Neither did I until he said "yours truly".

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thats what i thought, but i wasnt sure.

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I wonder why there isn't more information on Andrew. I wish he would get back into the limelight. Oh well, I suppose I'll have to start having crushes on, oh I don't know, guys I actually know!
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