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Adam Sandler

Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, musician, and film producer. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in several Hollywood feature films that grossed over $100 million at the box office. He is best known for his comedic roles, such as in the films Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Waterboy (1998), Big Daddy (1999), and Mr. Deeds (2002), though he has ventured into more dramatic territory. In 1999, Sandler founded Happy Madison, a film and television production company that has produced numerous films and developed the 2007 television series Rules of Engagement. Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York to Jewish parents, Stanley, an electrical engineer, and Judy Sandler, a nursery school teacher. When he was five, his family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire, where he attended Manchester Central High School. He found he was a natural comic, and nurtured his talent while at New York University by performing regularly in clubs and on campuses. Sandler graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1988. Later in his career, he would draw on his earliest experiences for material

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Adam Sandler -- Big Daddy in 'Happy Gilmore' Jersey

Adam Sandler -- Big Daddy in 'Happy Gilmore' Jersey

Adam Sandler was feelin' the flow on Father's Day -- carrying his sleeping daughter through a movie theater in Beantown ... all while rocking the most famous Boston Bruins jersey of all time.It's… READ MORE >

Justin Bieber Beats Up Adam Sandler, Jen Aniston

Justin Bieber Beats Up Adam Sandler, Jen Aniston

Disposable income and "date night" is no match for money from babysitting and a ride from mom.Justin Bieber's "Never Say Never" jumped out to an early lead in the box office battle with… READ MORE >

- 1545 days ago
Winkler vs. Sandler vs. James: Who'd You Rather?

Winkler vs. Sandler vs. James
Who'd You Rather?

Henry Winkler, 65, Adam Sandler, 44, and Kevin James, 45, got together and posed for a picture on Hollywood Blvd. earlier today.The question is... READ MORE >

- 1555 days ago
Celebrity Cross-Dressin' -- Chick 'Em Out!

Celebrity Cross-Dressin' -- Chick 'Em Out!

Sometimes being a superstar can be a real drag -- see which stars have crossed over to the other side. READ MORE >

- 1566 days ago
Adam Sandler's Latest Character Is a Drag

Adam Sandler's Latest Character Is a Drag

Looking like a Real Housewife of Long Island, Adam Sandler was spotted dressed as a lady on the set of his latest film "Jack and Jill" in L.A. on Monday.He's such a handsome woman. READ MORE >

- 1668 days ago
Bob Barker Rips Drew Carey -- The 'Price' Is Boring

Bob Barker Rips Drew Carey -- The 'Price' Is Boring

Former "Price is Right" host Bob Barker put Drew Carey's "PiR" hosting style on blast yesterday -- because according to Bob ... Drew fails to add an "excitement" to the legendary game show. READ MORE >

- 1745 days ago
Adam Sandler -- The Next 'Jewish Jordan'

Adam Sandler -- The Next 'Jewish Jordan'

He can rebound, pass, spin, and drive like the real MJ -- but Sunday on the courts of L.A., 42-year-old Adam Sandler exposed just one minor flaw in his game ... dude couldn't sink a shot. Gotta… READ MORE >

- 2074 days ago
Adam Sandler -- Paunch-Drunk Love

Adam Sandler -- Paunch-Drunk Love

Adam Sandler had the perfect response yesterday when our photog commented on his curvier physique -- a solid, "How dare you?!" See Also Adam Sandler Makes a Funny How Greatness Is Bonr  READ MORE >

- 2261 days ago
How Greatness Is Born

How Greatness Is Born

"Let's just do the usual -- I'll star in a $100 million blockbuster and you'll have an unfunny cameo." READ MORE >

- 2268 days ago
Adam Sandler Makes a Funny

Adam Sandler Makes a Funny

Adam Sandler put on his daughter Sadie's tiara headband ... ... and it's officially the funniest thing he's done since "You Don't Mess with Zohan" "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" Click" "The… READ MORE >

- 2295 days ago

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