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Adam Sandler


    Starbirth:
    September 9, 1966
Birthplace:
Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Overview

Adam Sandler was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, to Judy and Stanley Sandler. At 17, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he spontaneously took the stage at a Boston comedy club. He found he was a natural comic. He nurtured his talent while at New York University (graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1991) by performing regularly in clubs and at universities. During his freshman year, he snagged a recurring role as the Huxtable family's friend Smitty on "The Cosby Show" (1984). While working at a comedy club in L.A., he was "discovered" by Dennis Miller, who recommended him to "Saturday Night Live" (1975) producer Lorne Michaels and told him that Sandler had a big talent. This led to his being cast in the show in 1990, which he also wrote for in addition to performing. After "Saturday Night Live" (1975), Sandler went on to the movies, starring in such hit comedies as Airheads (1994), Happy Gilmore (1996), Billy Madison (1995) and Big Daddy (1999/I). He has also starred in Mr. Deeds (2002) alongside Winona Ryder; Eight Crazy Nights (2002), an animated movie about the Jewish festival of Chanukah; and Punch-Drunk Love (2002). He also writes and produces many of his own films and has composed songs for several of them, including The Wedding Singer (1998). Sandler has had several of his songs placed on the "Billboard" charts, including the classic "The Chanukah Song". Description above from the Wikipedia article Adam Sandler, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Uncut Gems Howard Ratner 2019
Murder Mystery Nicholas "Nick" Spitz 2019
Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh Himself 2018
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Count Dracula (voice) 2018
The Week Of Kenny Lustig 2018
Night of Too Many Stars: America Unites for Autism Programs Himself 2017
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Danny Meyerowitz 2017
Hotel Transylvania: Puppy! Count Dracula (voice) 2017
Sandy Wexler Sandy Wexler 2017
The Do-Over Max Kessler 2016
The Ridiculous 6 Tommy aka White Knife 2015
Hotel Transylvania 2 Dracula (voice) 2015
I Am Chris Farley Himself 2015
Pixels Sam Brenner 2015
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Himself 2015
Top Five Adam Sandler 2014
Men, Women & Children Don Truby 2014
The Cobbler Max Simkin 2014
Blended Jim 2014
Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of The Comic Strip Himself 2014
The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall Narrator 2013
Grown Ups 2 Lenny Feder 2013
Eddie Murphy: One Night Only Himself 2012
Hotel Transylvania Count Dracula (voice) 2012
That's My Boy Donny Berger 2012
Jack and Jill Jack / Jill 2011
Zookeeper Monkey (voice) 2011
Just Go with It Danny Maccabee 2011
Grown Ups Lenny Feder 2010
Funny People George Simmons 2009
Bedtime Stories Skeeter Bronson 2008
You Don't Mess with the Zohan Zohan 2008
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Charles "Chuck" Levine 2007
Comedy Club Greats Himself 2007
Reign Over Me Charlie Fineman 2007
Kings of Comedy USA Himself 2006
Click Michael Newman 2006
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Alec Baldwin Himself 2006
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Javier Sandooski 2005
The Longest Yard Paul Crewe 2005
Spanglish John Clasky 2004
50 First Dates Henry Roth 2004
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited) 2003
Blossoms & Blood Barry Egan 2003
Anger Management Dave Buznik 2003
Pauly Shore Is Dead Himself (Voice) 2003
Stupidity Himself 2003
Couch Couch testing man 2003
The Hot Chick Mambuza Bongo Guy 2002
A Day with the Meatball Adam Sandler 2002
Eight Crazy Nights Davey, Whitey, Eleanore & Deer (voice) 2002
Punch-Drunk Love Barry Egan 2002
Mr. Deeds Longfellow Deeds 2002
The Concert for New York City Himself 2001
The Animal Townie 2001
Little Nicky Nicky 2000
Saturday Night Live: A Tribute to Chris Farley 2000
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Robert Justin (Voice) 1999
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler 1999
Big Daddy Sonny Koufax 1999
The Waterboy Bobby Boucher 1998
Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live Himself / Various Characters 1998
Dirty Work Satan 1998
The Wedding Singer Robbie Hart 1998
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman Himself 1998
Bulletproof Archie Moses 1996
Adam Sandler: What the Hell Happened to Me? himself 1996
Happy Gilmore Happy Gilmore 1996
Billy Madison Billy Madison 1995
Mixed Nuts Louie 1994
Airheads Pip 1994
Coneheads Carmine 1993
Shakes the Clown Dink the Clown 1991
Going Overboard Schecky Moskowitz 1989
Hubie Halloween
Murder Mystery 2 Nicholas "Nick" Spitz
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The King of Queens Jeff 'The Beast' Sussman <mt>
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Diary <blank> <mt>
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The Marshall Chronicles <blank> <mt>
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Saturday Night Live Various <mt>
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself <mt>
The Graham Norton Show Himself <mt>
Jessie Himself <mt>
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Kevin Can Wait Jimmy (Kevin's former partner) <mt>
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno <blank> <mt>
Saturday Night Live Himself - Host <mt>
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