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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
Max Simkin
 2014 Top Five
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 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
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 1998 Dirty Work
Satan (uncredited)
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Louie
 1994 Airheads
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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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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 »

Trivia:

His production company, Happy Madison, is named after two of his films, Happy Gilmore (1996) and Billy Madison (1995). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in Rob Schneider films either with a large role or a small cameo. See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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