Andrew McCarthy, Former Brat Pack Star, Receives Standing Ovation
Program Consultant Jenna Jorge pictured here with
Brat Pack teen heart-throb Andrew McCarthy has been busy since his movie star days of the 1980s and 90s. Now an award winning travel writer and director of television shows Gossip Girl and Orange Is The New Black, among others, McCarthy can now add the job "Keynote Speaker" to his CV. Andrew received a standing ovation for his talk at a recent client event, and left the meeting buzzing with chatter about his talk.
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Bio: Andrew McCarthy is a director, an award winning travel writer, and—of course—an actor. He made his professional début at 19 in Class, appearing in dozens of films, including The Spiderwick Chronicles and The Joy Luck Club, as well as such iconic movies as Pretty in Pink, St. Elmo's Fire, Less Then Zero, and cult favorites Weekend At Bernie's and Mannequin. He has starred on Broadway and on television, appearing on numerous shows including Lipstick Jungle, Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital, and all the Law & Order's. He is also a highly regarded television director, having worked on Orange is the New Black, Alpha House, Black Box, Gossip Girl and White Collar, among others. Simultaneously, Andrew is an award winning travel writer. He is an editor-at-large at National Geographic Traveler, and has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, Travel+Leisure, AFAR, Men's Journal, and Bon Appetit. He has received six Lowell Thomas awards, and been named Travel Journalist of the Year by The Society of American Travel Writers. His travel memoir, THE LONGEST WAY HOME, became a New York Times Best Seller, and the Financial Times of London named it one of the Best Books of 2012. In the fall of 2014 his work will appear in the Best American Travel series. He lives in New York.