Died of a heart attack 9 days into directing Blue Skies (1946). He was replaced by Stuart Heisler, though Sandrich's footage is said to still remain in the completed film.
Died suddenly of a heart attack while playing gin rummy with his wife.
Father of Jay Sandrich
Father of Mark Sandrich Jr.
Father-in-law of actress Vanessa Brown.
President of the Screen Directors Guild. [1943-1944]