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Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith (Levine), a teacher at a nursery school, and Stanley Alan Sandler, an electrical engineer. He is of Russian Jewish descent. 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... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 50 wins & 67 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Dracula (voice)
 2015 Pixels
Brenner
 2014 Blended
Jim
 2013 Jessie (TV Series)
Adam Sandler
- Punched Dumped Love (2013) ... Adam Sandler (uncredited)
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Dracula (voice)
 2011/I Jack and Jill
Jack / Jill
 2011 Zookeeper
Donald the Monkey (voice)
 2003 Blossoms & Blood (Video short)
Barry Egan
 2003 Couch (TV Short)
Couch Testing Man
 2002 The Hot Chick
Mambuza Bongo Guy (uncredited)
 2002 A Day with the Meatball (Short)
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 2002 Eight Crazy Nights
Davey / Whitey / Eleanore / ... (voice)
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Robert Justin (voice, uncredited)
 1998 Dirty Work
Satan (uncredited)
 1990-1995 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Canteen Boy / Lucy Brawn / ...
- Bob Saget/TLC (1995) ... Various
- Damon Wayans/Dionne Farris (1995) ... Various
- John Goodman/Tragically Hip (1995) ... Various
- Paul Reiser/Annie Lennox (1995) ... Various
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Louie
 1994 Airheads
Pip
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Drug Dealer
- Testing Dirty (1990) ... Drug Dealer
 1990 The Marshall Chronicles (TV Series)
Usher
- Brightman SATyricon (1990) ... Usher
 1987-1988 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Smitty
- The Prom (1988) ... Smitty
- The Visit (1988) ... Smitty
- The Locker Room (1987) ... Smitty
- Dance Mania (1987) ... Smitty
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Album, "Shh...Don't Tell," Warner Bros. Records 48782, 2004. See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 11 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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I never had a speech from my father [saying], "This is what you must do or shouldn't do", but I just learned to be led by example. My father wasn't perfect. He had a temper. I took some of that. He would snap, but the older he got, he started calming down. He learned about life, but the thing that he taught my whole family was that family was the most important thing and, no matter what, if a ... See more »

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Has homes in Pacific Palisades, Malibu and La Quinta, California, and Highland Beach, Florida. See more »

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His characters frequently wear licensed professional sports team apparel, based on the locale of the film. See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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