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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)
 2015 The Ridiculous 6 (post-production)
Tommy aka White Knife
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Dracula (voice)
 2015 Pixels
 2014 Blended
 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
 1994 Airheads
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Drug Dealer
- Testing Dirty (1990) ... Drug Dealer
 1990 The Marshall Chronicles (TV Series)
- Brightman SATyricon (1990) ... Usher
 1987-1988 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
- 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 the Hell Happened to Me?" Warner Bros. Records 46151, 1996. 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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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 »


His beloved dog, Meatball, who also has a section on Adam's official website with photos and videos, passed away due to a heart attack, at 4 years old. He was the son of Mr. Beefy, the talking dog in Little Nicky (2000). Meatball was best "man" at Sandler's wedding and was dressed in a tux, with a yarmulka on his head. [January 27 2004]. See more »


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 »



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