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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 53 wins & 75 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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 2017 Real Rob (TV Series)
Adam
- Authentic Self (2017) ... Adam
 2017/I ''Puppy!'' (Short)
Dracula (voice)
 2017 Sandy Wexler
Sandy Wexler
 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 The Ridiculous 6
Tommy
 2015 Hotel Transylvania 2
Dracula (voice)
 2015 Pixels
Brenner
 2014 The Cobbler
Max Simkin
 2014 Men, Women & Children
Don Truby
 2014 Top Five
Adam Sandler
 2014 Blended
Jim
 2014 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
Adam Sandler
- Operation: Broken Feather (2014) ... Adam Sandler
 2013 Grown Ups 2
Lenny Feder
 2013 Jessie (TV Series)
Adam Sandler
- Punched Dumped Love (2013) ... Adam Sandler (uncredited)
 2012 Hotel Transylvania
Dracula (voice)
 2012 That's My Boy
Donny
 2011/I Jack and Jill
Jack / Jill
 2011 Zookeeper
Donald the Monkey (voice)
 2011 Just Go with It
Danny
 2010/I Grown Ups
Lenny Feder
 2009 Funny People
George Simmons
 2008 Bedtime Stories
Skeeter Bronson
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Chuck Levine
 2007 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Jeff 'The beast' Sussman
- Mild Bunch (2007) ... Jeff 'The beast' Sussman (uncredited)
 2007 Reign Over Me
Charlie Fineman
 2006 Click
Michael Newman
 2005 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
Javier Sandooski (uncredited)
 2005 The Longest Yard
Paul Crewe
 2004 Spanglish
John Clasky
 2004 50 First Dates
Henry Roth
 2003 Blossoms & Blood (Video short)
Barry Egan
 2003 Punch-Drunk Love: 12 Scopitones (Short)
Barry Egan
 2003 Couch (TV Short)
Couch Testing Man
 2003 Anger Management
Dave Buznik
 2003 Pauly Shore Is Dead
Adam Sandler (voice)
 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)
 2002 Mr. Deeds
Longfellow Deeds
 2002 Punch-Drunk Love
Barry Egan
 2001 The Animal
Townie
 2000 Little Nicky
Nicky
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Robert Justin (voice, uncredited)
 1999 The Peeper (Video short)
The Peeper (voice)
 1999 Big Daddy
Sonny Koufax
 1998 The Waterboy
Bobby Boucher
 1998 Dirty Work
Satan (uncredited)
 1998 The Wedding Singer
Robbie Hart
 1996 Bulletproof
Moses
 1996 Adam Sandler: Steve Polychronopolous (Video short)
Steve Polychronopolous
 1996 Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore
 1990-1995 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Lucy Brawn / Canteen Boy / ...
- Bob Saget/TLC (1995) ... Various
- Courteney Cox/Dave Matthews Band (1995) ... Bruce Springsteen / Angelo / Lucy Brawn / ...
- Damon Wayans/Dionne Farris (1995) ... Various
- John Goodman/Tragically Hip (1995) ... Various
- Paul Reiser/Annie Lennox (1995) ... Various
 1995 Billy Madison
Billy Madison
 1994 Mixed Nuts
Louie
 1994 Airheads
Pip
 1993 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Adam Sandler
- Hank's Wedding (1993) ... Adam Sandler
 1993 Coneheads
Carmine
 1991 Shakes the Clown
Dink the Clown
 1990 The Dog Police (TV Movie)
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Drug Dealer
- Testing Dirty (1990) ... Drug Dealer
 1990 The Marshall Chronicles (TV Series)
Usher
- Brightman SATyricon (1990) ... Usher
 1989 Going Overboard
Schecky Moskowitz
 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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Show Show Self (196 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album, "What's Your Name?" Warner Bros. Records 46738, 1997. 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' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on extending his deal with Netflix by four films, becoming 8 total] I Love working with Netflix and collaborating with them. I love how passionate they are about making movies and getting them out there for the whole world to see. They've made me feel like family and I can't thank them enough for their support. See more »

Trivia:

Is a huge 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! (... See more »

Trademark:

His characters frequently wear licensed professional sports team apparel, based on the locale of the film. See more »

Nickname:

Sandman

Star Sign:

Virgo

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