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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 51 wins & 74 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Grown Ups 2
Grown Ups 2 Lenny Feder
(2013)
Grown Ups
Grown Ups Lenny Feder
(2010)
Big Daddy
Big Daddy Sonny Koufax
(1999)
Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore Happy Gilmore
(1996)

Filmography

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 2017/I ''Puppy!'' (Short)
Dracula (voice)
 2016 Kevin Can Wait (TV Series)
Jimmy Landers
- Who's Better Than Us? (2016) ... Jimmy Landers (uncredited)
 2016 The Do-Over
Max
 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 Punch-Drunk Love: 12 Scopitones (Short)
Barry Egan
 2003 Couch (TV Short)
Couch Testing Man
 2002 The Hot Chick
Mambuza Bongo Guy (uncredited)
 2002 Eight Crazy Nights
Davey / Whitey / Eleanore / ... (voice)
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Robert Justin (voice, uncredited)
 1999 The Peeper (Video short)
The Peeper (voice)
 1998 Dirty Work
Satan (uncredited)
 1996 Adam Sandler: Steve Polychronopolous (Video short)
Steve Polychronopolous
 1990-1995 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Lucy Brawn / Canteen Boy / ...
- 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, "Shh...Don't Tell," Warner Bros. Records 48782, 2004. 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' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on extending his deal with Netflix by four films, becoming 8 total] I Love working with Netflix and collaborating with them. I love how passionate they are about making movies and getting them out there for the whole world to see. They've made me feel like family and I can't thank them enough for their support. See more »

Trivia:

Was originally cast for a role in the black comedy Very Bad Things (1998). See more »

Trademark:

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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