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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 49 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Ridiculous Six (TV Movie) (filming)
 2014 Blended
Jim
 2013 Jessie (TV Series)
Adam Sandler
- 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)
Adam Sandler
 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, "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:

[on how he became involved in Click (2006)] If it's something I feel I can do alright, I like being in those, and some that I think [Rob Schneider] and [David Spade] would be funnier at than me, I tell them to do it. I don't have any clue how we decide. There's this thing, this "Click", actually, one of my friends called me up, my partner told me about this idea that Steve Koren had. Steve Koren,... See more »

Trivia:

Chris Rock dedicated Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004), the recording of a stand-up performance he did at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., to the memory of three people: his father, Julius Rock; Monteria Ivey, comic radio personality and TV announcer; and Stan Sandler, Adam's father. See more »

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Often plays a character with a bad temper, or a short fuse See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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