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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 51 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Grown Ups 2
Grown Ups 2 Lenny Feder
(2013)
Grown Ups
Grown Ups Lenny Feder
(2010)
Big Daddy
Big Daddy Sonny Koufax
(1999)
Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore Happy Gilmore
(1996)

Filmography

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 2016 Kevin Can Wait (TV Series)
Jimmy Landers
- Who's Better Than Us? (2016) ... Jimmy Landers (uncredited)
 2016 Conan (TV Series)
Adam Sandler (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")
- The Cast of Suicide Squad (2016) ... Adam Sandler (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")
 2016 The Do-Over
Max
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Dracula (voice)
 2015 Pixels
Brenner
 2014 Blended
Jim
 2013 Jessie (TV Series)
Adam Sandler
- Punched Dumped Love (2013) ... Adam Sandler (uncredited)
 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)
Adam Sandler
 2002 Eight Crazy Nights
Davey / Whitey / Eleanore / ... (voice)
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Robert Justin (voice, uncredited)
 1999 The Peeper (Video short)
The Peeper (voice)
 1998 Dirty Work
Satan (uncredited)
 1996 Adam Sandler: Steve Polychronopolous (Video short)
Steve Polychronopolous
 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
Louie
 1994 Airheads
Pip
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Drug Dealer
- Testing Dirty (1990) ... Drug Dealer
 1990 The Marshall Chronicles (TV Series)
Usher
- Brightman SATyricon (1990) ... Usher
 1987-1988 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Smitty
- The Prom (1988) ... Smitty
- The Visit (1988) ... Smitty
- The Locker Room (1987) ... Smitty
- Dance Mania (1987) ... Smitty
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album, "They're All Gonna Laugh at You," Warner Bros. Records 45393, 1993. 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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Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[after getting laser eye surgery] Now I realize how ugly I am. See more »

Trivia:

He was originally set to play taxi driver Max in Collateral (2004), opposite Tom Cruise, but he backed out to work on Spanglish (2004). Jamie Foxx was cast in Collateral (2004) instead. Jamie Foxx went on to be nominated for an Academy Award for the role. See more »

Trademark:

In the films he writes, his character's names often ends with the letter Y (Billy Madison, Sonny Kofax, Bobby Boucher, Happy Gilmore, Nicky, etc.) See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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