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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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 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 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)
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Louie
 1994 Airheads
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Other Works:

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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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:

Is a fan of professional wrestling, and most of his self-written films have references to professional wrestling in them (the principal in Billy Madison (1995), Captain Insano in The Waterboy (1998), Chief Jay Strongbow's sleeper hold in Big Daddy (1999), mind-wrestling and Tommy 'Tiny' Lister - a.k.a. the WWF's Zeus - in Little Nicky (2000), etc). Sandler even appeared on WWE Smackdown! (1999) to... See more »

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His characters often have a penchant for a particular brand name food (i.e. Snack Packs, Subway, Popeye's chicken, etc.) See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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