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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 Movie -- Native Americans Confront Producers ... We're No Sellouts! (VIDEO)

Adam Sandler Movie
Native Americans Confront Producers ... We're No Sellouts

New video shows the confrontation between Native American extras on the set of an Adam Sandler movie and the film's producers ... that eventually led to them walking off. In the video, obtained… READ MORE >

Vanilla Ice -- Cool Down, Native Americans ... Adam Sandler's Not Trying to Be Kevin Costner

Vanilla Ice
Cool Down, Native Americans ... Sandler's No Kevin Costner

Here comes the cavalry ... lead by Vanilla Ice, who's defending Adam Sandler against the Native American actors who quit his movie -- even though Ice says he's part… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Adam Sandler Movie -- Native American Actors Walk Off ... Netflix Says They're Missing the Joke

Adam Sandler Movie
Native American Actors Walk Off ... Netflix Says They're Missing the Joke

A group of Native American actors quit an Adam Sandler movie because they feel it's insulting and racist ... but Netflix says the outraged actors are missing the whole point of the… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Richard Kiel Dies -- 'Jaws' From James Bond Movies Dead At 74

Richard Kiel
'Jaws' From James Bond Dies At 74

Richard Kiel, who became famous for portraying the James Bond villain, Jaws ... died Wednesday afternoon at the age of 74 ... TMZ has learned.Kiel starred in dozens of movies over the span of 50… READ MORE >

- 237 days ago
Bob Barker -- 'Bold and the Beautiful' Star Gets 'Happy Gilmore' Treatment

Bob Barker
Soap Star Gets The 'Happy Gilmore' Treatment

Renowned ass-kicker Bob Barker is at it again ... throttling a "Bold and the Beautiful" actor the same way he did Adam Sandler in the iconic "Happy Gilmore" scene.Sources close to the show tell… READ MORE >

- 272 days ago
Bob Barker -- I'm Turning 90 ... and I Could STILL Beat Adam Sandler's Ass!!

Bob Barker
I'm Turning 90 And I Could STILL Beat Adam Sandler's Ass!!

"Price is Right" legend Bob Barker is turning the big 9-0 next week ... but he tells TMZ, despite his age, he could still put a serious hurtin' on Adam Sandler. Barker went out to a pre-bday… READ MORE >

- 516 days ago
Adam Sandler's Left Hand -- The Unexplainable Phenomenon

Adam Sandler's Left Hand
The Unexplainable PHENOMENON

Adam Sandler walked into the Ed Sullivan Theater for a guest appearance on "Letterman" this week and it wasn't very exciting... UNTIL we processed the photo in a high-tech computer (kinda like the… READ MORE >

- 663 days ago
Rod Carew -- Sorry Adam Sandler, I'm NOT a Jew!

Rod Carew
Sorry Adam Sandler ... I'm NOT a Jew!

Take off your yarmulke ... put down that gin and tonica ... 'cause Hall-of-Famer Rod Carew isn't Jewish after all ... despite the lyrics in Adam Sandler's famous "Hanukkah Song."Everyone knows… READ MORE >

- 1002 days ago
Tom Cruise Tops Everyone ... in the Money Dept.

Tom Cruise
Tops Everyone ... In the Money Department

Tom Cruise may not be numero uno with Katie Holmes anymore, but he's # 1 in the money department.Forbes just came out with a list of the highest paid actors in Hollywood -- and Tom is tops at $75… READ MORE >

- 1036 days ago
Adam Sandler:  I Did NOT Dine and Dash!

Adam Sandler
I Did NOT Dine and Dash!

Adam Sandler is being accused of stiffing a small Massachusetts restaurant, but it looks to us like the restaurant owner is a publicity hound.Here's the low down.  Adam is filming a movie in… READ MORE >

- 1362 days ago

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