Actor/producer Al Bandiero was a series regular for 72 episodes on the Fox Network TV series, Desire seen in 96% of the US and 52 countries around the world. He was a co-lead in the independent film, Go for it!, bought by Lionsgate Studios. Al is the lead in, The Company, a film set in the 1950’s. It was sold to DirecTV, AT&T U-Verse and iTunes. His other credits include, Rocky IV. He plays four characters in the popular video game series Silent Hill V: Homecoming. Al was a hugely successful radio personality along with hosting many national TV shows, interviewing countless celebrities throughout his career. He has appeared in numerous TV commercials such as Miller Beer, McDonald’s, Salonpas and E-Trade to name a few. His voice was heard on TV and radio commercials for products such as Revlon, Nestea Ice Tea, Volvo and many pop albums. Al and his wife are the owners of Because I Can Productions and have 9 projects in their portfolio. Both film and TV
Name: Al Bandiero
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: Because I Can Productions
Occupation: Actor and Producer
Film (short) by Kevin McDermott (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Ever dream of starting your life over in another town, with another name, in another country? For a fee, an organization called The Company will provide all the documents necessary to create a brand new you in a brand new place.
Matter of Family
Film (short) by Tibor Takács (Drama) Actor, Producer An intense family drama about three rival siblings who inherit their deceased father's lucrative real estate business.
Go for It!
Film by Carmen Marron (Drama and Musical) Actor Carmen is a good student with a bad attitude who lives for dancing in the underground clubs of Chicago. She yearns to be 'somebody' but is afraid to believe in herself. Her immigrant Mexican, working-class parents want her to stay in school and get an education, so she attends junior college while working at a grocery store. Carmen's professor catches her performing one day in the neighborhood and challenges her to audition to a formal dance school in California. She gets into a fight with her chaotic family and runs away to her best friend Gina's place only to find out Gina's been getting beat up by her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Carmen's boyfriend, Jared wants her to commit and move in with him. Pulled apart in every direction, her dream of dancing fades. Can Carmen overcome her fears and take the biggest chance of her life, or will she succumb to her self-doubt? Written by Los Angeles Latino Film Festival
Silent Hill: Homecoming
Video Game by Robert Taylor (Drama, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actor After a brief stint in a military hospital, Alex Shepherd returns to his hometown of Shepherd's Glen after having disturbing dreams concerning his younger brother. But he finds his mother in a nearly catatonic state and his father and brother are both missing. He searches through his nearly abandoned hometown, looking for answers that will lead him to his brother, only to find that Shepherd's Glen is not the town he remembers. Written by Anonymous
Television (Drama) Actor Two brothers, Alex and Louis Thomas, open a small restaurant in New Jersey with their mother, Rita. On their opening night, Louis sleeps with the daughter of a notorious and very ruthless mafia boss, who burns down their home and restaurant, forcing the Thomas family to flee to Los Angeles. There, Alex and Louis find work at a prestigious Beverly Hills restaurant, unbeknownst to them their biological father (Peter) manages. They both fall in love with the same woman, Andrea, the beautiful daughter of the restaurant's wealthy owner. This sets off a chain of events and now their lives will never be the same again. As the intrigue mounts, and the mafia is hot on their trail, Alex and Louis are faced with added danger, as the bonds of brotherly love are threatened by betrayal.
Film (short) by Ash Baron-Cohen (Drama) Actor An attractive young woman drives through the countryside, thinking about a man, stopping to change from a tee-shirt to a sheer dress. She enters a prison as a visitor, is subject to a careful search, and is placed in a plain room with cheap metal furniture. A guard brings into the room the man she's been thinking about, removes his handcuffs, sits him down in a chair across from her, and hands him a towel and bar of soap. The guard leaves. She asks the prisoner what happened, and he begins an explanation. Where does this lead? Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I Am Stamos
Film (short) by Rob Meltzer (Comedy) Actor A dark comedy about a character actor whose wish to be a leading man comes true when he magically begins to photograph as John Stamos, provoking the unholy wrath of Stamos.
Television by David E. Kelley (Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance and 1 More) Actor Bobby Donnell is the head of a struggling Boston law firm that seems to constantly struggle with ethical themes while defending murderers, rapists, etc. Jimmy, Eugene, Ellenor and Lindsay are junior attorneys with the firm, the streetwise receptionist, and Helen the firm's frequent adversary with the D.A.'s office in this smart and clever weekly series. Written by Marty McKee <email@example.com>
Television by Dick Wolf (Crime and Drama) Actor "Dum-de-dum-dum!" Those four notes signaled the 2003 return of one of TV's all-time classic police dramas, "Dragnet." This time, Ed O'Neill (in a role worlds different from hapless family man Al Bundy of "Married ...With Children") played the hard-nosed Det. Joe Friday. He and partner Frank Smith investigated crimes in Los Angeles, usually homicides or other forms of corruption. As with the Jack Webb-produced predecesors, careful attention was paid to realism as Friday and Smith investigated and pieced the clues together before they made their arrests of the bad guys. Like the earlier shows, the fate of those charged in conenction with said crime was announced at the end of the show. Written by Brian Rathjen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Television by Lawrence O'Donnell (Drama and Romance) Actor Bill Sterling, Jr. - a non-politico teacher at a Los Angeles correctional facility - is selected by the governor of California as a replacement for a deceased U.S. Senator, primarily thanks to the popularity of his father, a former governor. Upon arrival in Washington, Senator Sterling declares that he is not a member of either major political party. He approaches his job with a refreshing honesty and vibrance that breeds loyalty and fascination in his staff and bitterness among his colleagues. Written by Anon
Scene of the Crime
TV Movie by P.K. MacCarthy (Crime) Actor
Girls Behaving Badly
Television (Comedy and Reality-TV) Actor A hidden camera show on the Oxygen network with an all female cast playing various characters weekly.
Film by Sylvester Stallone (Drama and Sport) Actor Rocky Balboa, heavyweight champion of the world, is the trainer for Apollo Creed in an exhibition match against Ivan Drago, a "superman" boxer from the Soviet Union. When Apollo is killed in the ring by the brutal Drago, Balboa blames himself and promises to avenge his friend's death in the ring. Written by Murray Chapman <email@example.com>