||Jay Henry Sandrich
February 24, 1932
Los Angeles, California, United States
||Director, Assistant Director
||Nina Kramer (1953–1976; divorced; 3 children)
Linda Green Silverstein (1984–present)
Jay Henry Sandrich (born February 24, 1932) is an American television director.
He began his career as an Assistant Director on I Love Lucy. Sandrich has directed and/or produced episodes of The Bill Dana Show, Get Smart, The Odd Couple, Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers, Soap, two-thirds of the episodes of the Mary Tyler Moore Show, and the first three seasons of The Cosby Show. He was responsible for the series pilots of The Bob Newhart Show, WKRP in Cincinnati, Empty Nest, and The Golden Girls. Sandrich also directed for Theatre Aspen, in Aspen, Colorado, Rounding Third (2008), Chapter Two (2009), and Same Time Next Year (2010). The only theatrical movie he made was the 1980 film Seems Like Old Times, originally written by Neil Simon.
He is the son of film director Mark Sandrich.