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

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Soap Star Gets The 'Happy Gilmore' Treatment

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

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

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

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- 899 days ago
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Adam Sandler -- Big Daddy in 'Happy Gilmore' Jersey

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- 1277 days ago
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