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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 & 59 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Cobbler (completed)
Max Simkin
 2014 Blended
Jim
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Dracula (voice)
 2011 Zookeeper
Donald the Monkey (voice)
 2002 The Hot Chick
Mambuza Bongo Guy (uncredited)
 2002 Eight Crazy Nights
Davey / Whitey / Eleanore / ... (voice)
 1998 Dirty Work
Satan (uncredited)
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Louie
 1994 Airheads
Pip
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Album, "Stan & Judy's Kid," Warner Bros. Records 47429, 1999. 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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5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Has starred alongside Drew Barrymore in two movies: The Wedding Singer (1998) and 50 First Dates (2004). 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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