Adam Sandler Biography

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Quick Facts

Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter and Film Producer
09 September 1966 AD
49 Years
Virgo    Virgo Men

Stan Sandler
Judy Sandler
Elizabeth Sandler, Valerie Sandle, Scott Sandler
Jackie Sandler
Sadie Madison Sandler, Sunny Madeline Sandler
Manchester Central High School
NH (1985)
New York University (1991)
Happy Madison Productions
$300 million
1998 – MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
1999 – MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
2000 – MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance

Adam Sandler is an American actor and comedian known for “Punch-Drunk Love” and “The Wedding Singer for his role in films like. A versatile personality, he is also a screenwriter, film producer, and musician. Together that together have more than $ 2 billion earned at the box office with films of their properties, they have five comedy albums in his career, including double platinum were certified, is released. He was attracted to comedy from a young age and earning himself the title of class clown as a student of a school. However, it was his brother encouraged him to take this potential and comedy seen on a professional level. He took acting classes after high school and graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. In his early career, he ventured into television and became a regular on the MTV game show. Soon he was chosen as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, which is’ (SNL) The following is a popular comedian. He forayed into films with her and found considerable success as a comic actor. His career has been on the professional achievements, he founded the production of several films their own film and television production company, Happy Madison Productions. He is also well known for his donations to charitable causes.

Childhood & Early Life
  • Adam Richard Sandler was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. to Judy and Stanley Sandler. His mother was a nursery school teacher while his father worked as an electrical engineer. He is the youngest of the couple’s four children.

  • He attended Manchester Central High School where he earned the reputation of being the class clown. His brother spotted his talent and encouraged him to perform at a stand-up comedy club in Boston. Motivated to pursue a career in show business, the young man took classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute in New York City after high school.

  • He proceeded to attend the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, graduating in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in acting.
  • One of Adam Sandler’s first television appearances was on ‘The Cosby Show’ in the late 1980s in which he appeared as a friend of the Huxtable family. He also became a regular on the MTV game show ‘Remote Control’. During this period he continued performing stand-up comedy as well and caught the attention of comedian Dennis Miller who recommended him to the staff of ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL).

  • He was employed as a writer on SNL in 1990. Soon he started making occasional appearances on the comedy show and became a cast member. He remained with the show for five years, gaining much popularity for his juvenile, oddball antics.

  • Even though he had started appearing in films during the late 1980s, it was only during the 1990s that he started receiving recognition for his movies. He appeared in the film ‘Coneheads’ with Chris Farley, David Spade, and others in 1993. In 1994, he co-starred in ‘Airheads’ with Brendan Fraser and Steve Buscemi.

  • His successful string of films continued into the late 1990s and he received much acclaim for his role as an unsuccessful ice hockey player who discovers a talent for golf in the comedy film ‘Happy Gilmore’ in 1996. He followed it up with other comedic roles such as his portrayal of a singer in ‘The Wedding Singer’ (1998).

  • He furthered his career by founding his own company ‘Happy Madison Productions’ in 1999. He has since produced many films under the banner, the first one being fellow SNL alumnus Rob Schneider’s film ‘Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo’. Sandler is known for frequently casting fellow SNL performers in various roles in his films.

  • During the 1990s he also made a series of comedy albums: ‘They’re All Gonna Laugh at You!’ (1993), ‘What the Hell Happened to Me?’ (1996), ‘What’s Your Name?’ (1997), and ‘Stan and Judy’s Kid’ (1999). Two of these albums were certified double platinum.

  • Adam Sandler co-starred with Don Cheadle, and Jada Pinkett Smith in the 2007 drama film ‘Reign Over Me’ which was about a man who loses his wife and children in the terrorist attacks of September 2001 and is helped by an old friend in his recovery from the trauma.

  • In 2011, he shared the screen space with Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Nick Swardson and Brooklyn Decker in the romantic comedy ‘Just Go with It’. The movie was panned by the critics but was very well received by the fans. It was a big commercial hit, grossing over $214 million.

  • In 2014, he once again proved his mettle in comedy with the role of Jim Friedman in the movie ‘Blended’. He portrayed the character of a widower with three young daughters who falls in love with a divorcee with two sons. The film was a box office success even though it received negative reviews from critics.

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