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Adam Sandler was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, to Judy, 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 natural comic. He ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 48 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Cobbler
Max Simkin
 2014 Top Five
Adam Sandler
 2014 Blended
Jim
 2014 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
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- Operation: Broken Feather (2014) ... Adam Sandler
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Dracula (voice)
 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 Eight Crazy Nights
Davey / Whitey / Eleanore / ... (voice)
 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, "What's Your Name?" Warner Bros. Records 46738, 1997. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Became a father for the 2nd time at age 42 when his wife Jackie Sandler gave birth to their daughter Sunny Madeline Sandler on November 2, 2008. See more »

Trademark:

In the films he writes the female characters often have names that begin with the letter V (Veronica Vaughn, Virginia Vennet, Vicki Vallencurt, Vanessa, Valerie Veran) See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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