Andrew Romano, is an American actor, known for playing "J.D.", an outlaw motorcyclist and right-hand henchman of the character Eric von Zipper (played by Harvey Lembeck) in the 1960s Beach Party movies (which starred Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon). When the Beach Party saga ended, Romano went through much of the 1970s and 1980s appearing in minor roles in television episodes and some TV movies. In the late 1980s, he returned to film in supporting roles. He retired from acting in the late 1990s and settled in Washington state.