Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Shrimp on the Barbie Director Dies

Michael Gottlieb who wrote and/or directed such films as Mr Nanny (starring Hulk Hogan), The Shrimp on the Barbie (starring Cheech Marin and Emma Sams) and Mannequin (starring Kim Cattrall and Andrew McCarthy), died in a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles Friday.

He most recently taught screenwriting classes at the Art Center College in Pasadena.

Michael Gottlieb was 69 years old.

Carlos has had it with the dismal business at his Mexican restaurant in Australia and is ready to pack it in and move back to the States. A spoiled heiress needs someone to pose as her fiance in a plot to get her father to let her marry her current beau. But when the masquerade starts, the plot thickens. Director Smithee takes a bow.

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