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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 49 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Dracula (voice)
 2015 Pixels
Brenner
 2014 Blended
Jim
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Dracula (voice)
 2011/I Jack and Jill
Jack / Jill
 2011 Zookeeper
Donald the Monkey (voice)
 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)
 1998 Dirty Work
Satan (uncredited)
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Louie
 1994 Airheads
Pip
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Provides vocals on the 2003 CD "Come Poop With Me" by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Also appears on the DVD included with the CD. See more »

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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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I wasn't a kid growing up thinking, "One day I'll get an Oscar and make a speech". That wasn't on my mind. I want to just do the best work I can do. See more »

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He is a huge fan of Van Halen, The Police and Styx. There is usually a reference or song in his movies. See more »

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Often casts Allen Covert, Peter Dante ,Jonathan Loughran and former Saturday Night Live (1975) players in his films. See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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