Andy Lambros – Bio
Andrew “Andy” Lambros is an actor and entrepreneur. He is the Co-founder and President of The Dream Builders Company, located in the Greater Los Angeles area. He has been in the technology and multimedia industry for over 20 years and is an accomplished artist, graphic designer, computer programmer, promoter and business consultant.
Over the years, Andy and his firm have worked on literally thousands of technology projects. With a strong background in website and app design, software development, and e-commerce creation, his client base has included top companies and organizations such as Mattel, the City of Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai Hospital, and Southern California Edison.
Andy is a bit of a celebrity in the world of commercial television and advertising. As a child actor, he is most known as the “little fisherman” in the famous 1970s Oscar Mayer bologna commercial, sitting on a pier, singing the praises of b-o-l-o-g-n-a. Over the years, the commercial has received critical acclaim, won awards, and has contributed to quantum changes in the world of advertising as we know it.
In fact, the iconic Oscar Mayer spot helped put the popular advertising agency J. Walter Thompson “on the map” as one of the biggest advertising agencies in the industry. The famous commercial is even listed in Duke University’s “Encyclopedia of Advertising,” featured by Advertising Age.
The experience behind shooting the Oscar Mayer commercial contributed to Andy’s entrepreneurial spirit very early in his life, propelling him into business ownership. With his vast experience in entertainment and technology, Andy began to merge the two industries together, performing marketing services, press and promotion for other actors and talent.
Many people are unaware, Andy is also a talented artist, guitarist and keyboardist. He has created soundtracks for a variety of projects and also has his own personal collection of songs and art.
When time permits, Andy teaches classes, conducted workshops and consulted for companies of all types and sizes in the areas of technology, art and entertainment. He is an e-commerce specialist, helping his clients blend their art with the world of business. As an avid video gamer, Andy has been a beta-tester of a wide range of games, electronics and technology for companies such as EA, Activision, Blizzard, and Sony. He has participated in focus groups and keynote panels of all types and sizes. Andy resides in the Los Angeles Area with his family.
In addition to his traditional multimedia business, Andy owns and operates Entertainment Pro, a company tailored to showcasing new and upcoming actors. The firm offers acting workshops, talent showcases and promotional services that boost talent branding and awareness. Entertainment Pro also offers talent agents, casting directors and other industry professionals cutting edge management software to help manage their clients.
Want to know about the origins of the Oscar Mayer commercial? Watch this insightful video of an interview of the late Mr. Jerry Ringlien, who was the Vice President of Marketing for Oscar Mayer for many years. His selection of Andy as the spokesperson for the Oscar Mayer commercial brand, back in 1974, was life-changing for everyone involved. We think you will thoroughly enjoy learning about the origins of this famous commercial.