Most recognized as a dancer and following in the footsteps of the legendary SALLY RAND, Sandy is acknowledged as the top FAN DANCER in the entertainment world today. But equally noteworthy is the fact that she is also recognized for her outstanding COMEDIC talent which is evidenced in the many comedy sketches in which she appears in "THE BEST OF BURLESQUE". Don Rickles said of Sandy, "She's the best 'talking woman' that I've ever worked with". Sandy starred with RICKLES and DON ADAMS in the SHOWTIME Cable Special, "TWO TOP BANANAS" and she also co-starred with JACK CARTER, EDIE ADAMS, SID GOULD and GUY MARKS in the television version of the BROADWAY hit "TOP BANANA" on HBO. Sandy then starred in the television version of "THE BEST OF BURLESQUE" for WARNER CABLE which co-starred the last of the great "old school" burlesque comedians, LOU ASCOL and magicians BOB KENNEY & NIKKI.
A fine ACTRESS, Sandy lists among her motion picture credits the NBC Movie Of The Week, "PLEASURE PALACE" with VICTORIA PRINCIPAL, OMAR SHARIF and JOSE' FERRER. She also appeared in the Lorimar Films release, "LOOKIN' TO GET OUT" starring ANN MARGRET, JOHN VOIGHT and BURT YOUNG. Among her more dramatic roles Sandy lists the network television series "VEGAS" starring the late ROBERT URICH. This former MISS ARMED FORCES PIN-UP appeared in the episode titled "DEADLY WITNESS".
In 1971 during the Vietnam War, Sandy was bestowed the title of "MISS ARMED FORCES PIN-UP" by all five branches of our military. In 1990 she was bestowed the title of "SWEETHEART TO AMERICAN VETERANS" by the World War Two Commemoration Committee as the only surviving, nationally recognized pin-up. Her predecessors being BETTY GRABLE during World War Two and MARILYN MONROE during the Korean War. As early as 2006, Sandy was a special guest of the 101st AIRBORNE ASSOCIATION'S annual reunion which was held in Tampa, Florida. To this day Sandy stays quite active with VA HOSPITAL visits, appearances at various veteran's celebrations and commemorations as above, still receiving numerous requests for her autographed pin-up photo while making these appearances and by mail.
Sandy was born in BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, graduated from HYDE PARK HIGH SCHOOL and studied art at the BOSTON MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. She worked for a short time as a SECRETARY before entering show business.
Sandy is very ATHLETIC and works-out on a regular basis. She still enjoys AEROBIC exercise and at one time was a dedicated RUNNER (she once ran a 5:31 mile). Adding to her leisure time routine, Sandy also plays an occasional round of GOLF with her "hubby" or "the girls", she PAINTS in acrylics, enjoys SEWING and POTTERY and is an avid READER of good books. Sandy is married to Producer/Director DAVID HANSON and, until moving to FLORIDA, the Hansons called BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS, and LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, home.