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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 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 a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 49 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Do Over (filming)
Rick
 2015 The Ridiculous 6 (post-production)
Tommy aka White Knife
 2015 Pixels
Brenner
 2014 Blended
Jim
 2013 Jessie (TV Series)
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- Punched Dumped Love (2013) ... Adam Sandler
 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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Other Works:

Album, "Stan & Judy's Kid," Warner Bros. Records 47429, 1999. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

To be honest with you, when I got into this I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me. I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do. See more »

Trivia:

He was originally set to play taxi driver Max in Collateral (2004), opposite Tom Cruise, but he backed out to work on Spanglish (2004). Jamie Foxx was cast in Collateral (2004) instead. Jamie Foxx went on to be nominated for an Academy Award for the role. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently uses 1980s music for the soundtrack of his movies See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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