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Adam Sandler

Mostly Credited As: Adam Sandler
Birth Name: Adam Richard Sandler
Date Of Birth: September 09, 1966 (Age 48)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)

Adam Sandler


Adam Richard Sandler was born on the 9th September 1966 in Brooklyn, New York to Jewish parents. Raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, he started his career in the mid 80s by appearing as "Smitty" in The Cosby Show. He also made appearences on MTV's game show Remote Control.

Sandler performed stand-up in local Boston clubs. There, he was discovered by Saturday Night Live comedian Dennis Miller. Miller recomended him to SNL producer Lorne Michaels. Hired as a writer for "SNL" in 1990, he joined the cast the following year. Sandler became a fan favorite by performing original songs such as The Chanukah Song.

Sandler left SNL in 1995 to persue a movie career. His first starring role in a movie was playing the title character in Billy Madison. He starred in other movies such as The Wedding Singer and Happy Gilmore, but Sandler became a box-office star in 1998 with The Waterboy. Many critics anned his early movies, but the audiences fell in love with him.

Sandler married model Jackie Titone. The couple has one daughter Sadie Madison Sandler.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Saturday Night Live (1975)As: Various (1990-1995)
Episode Cast Credits 

TRL (1998) 
  June 22, 2006 07x7057: (Jun/22/2006) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, John Legend 32x208: (Jun/18/2014) As Himself 
  Adam Sandler 32x185: (May/16/2014) As Himself 
  Adam Sandler, Ciara, Beth Stern 31x223: (Jul/10/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Guest Co-Host Bette Midler; Adam Sandler 27x240: (Jul/31/2009) As Himself 

Canada AM (1972) 
  Film Friends; Stellar Saxophonist; Hashtag FeelGoodFriday 41x185: (May/23/2014) As Himself 

eTalk (2002) 
  May 23 12x190: (May/23/2014) As Himself 

The Queen Latifah Show (2013) 
  Comedy's Leading Man: Adam Sandler! Plus, Hot in Cleveland's Jane Leeves, Country Music's Best New Artist, Joe Nichols 01x159: (May/23/2014) As Himself 

Chelsea Lately (2007) 
  Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Jeff Wild, Arden Myrin, Julian McCullough 08x81: (May/22/2014) As Himself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Adam Sandler, Elle Fanning, Lykke Li 12x141: (May/21/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Cynthia McFadden, Ne-Yo 05x106: (Jul/24/2007) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Nealon, Terry Crews, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sia 11x161: (May/19/2014) As Himself 
  Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Salma Hayek, David Spade, Kevin James, Cee-Lo Green 10x138: (Apr/17/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Season 39, Episode 139 39x139: (May/15/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Adam Sandler, Thomas Haden Church, Nightmare and the Cat 21x136: (May/15/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Joseph Arthur 20x158: (Jul/09/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Jerry Douglas 19x151: (Jun/13/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Peter Gabriel 19x40: (Nov/09/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  Season 32, Episode 205 32x205: (May/13/2014) As Himself 
  Season 32, Episode 171 32x171: (Apr/03/2014) As Himself 

Conan (2010) 
  Adam Sandler, Tig Notaro 04x66: (Mar/31/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  The Inspiring Journey of the Armless, Legless...Oh Wait That's a Snake 03x70: (Apr/08/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  The Day Lake Michigan Got Renamed What It Should've Been Called in the First Place - Lake Illinois! 02x104: (Jun/14/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  The Announcer Who Died at the End of the Announcement 02x01: (Nov/07/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Access Hollywood Live (2010) 
  Season 4, Episode 145 04x145: (Mar/28/2014) As Himself 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dierks Bentley 01x08: (Feb/26/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013) 
  Operation: Broken Feather 01x15: (Feb/02/2014) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Adam Sandler, Ali Wentworth, Sheryl Crow 22x65: (Jan/21/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Phil Jackson, Family of the Year 21x97: (May/16/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Rob Kardashian, Awolnation 19x178: (Oct/28/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Larry the Cable Guy, Esperanza Spalding 19x21: (Jan/31/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  Adam Sandler, Mireille Enos, Eleanor Friedberger 05x106: (Jul/10/2013) As Himself 

Jessie (2011) (2011) 
  Punch Dumped Love 02x19: (Jun/28/2013) As Himself 

Daybreak (2010) 
  January 31, 2012 02x101: (Jan/31/2012) As Himself 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Adam Sandler 16x144: (Nov/10/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Chris Rock 15x83: (Jun/24/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler 07x80: (Jul/08/2002) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler 05x149: (Nov/15/2000) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 1, Show 115 01x115: (Feb/11/2011) As Himself 

Oprah (1986) 
  `American Idol' Judges, Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler & Piers Morgan 25x75: (Feb/02/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

This Morning (1988) 
  August 25, 2010 22x246: (Aug/25/2010) As Himself 

Live From Studio Five (2009) 
  Series 1, Show 233 01x233: (Aug/23/2010) As Himself 

Tonight's the Night With John Barrowman (2009) 
  Series 2, Episode 6 02x06: (Aug/21/2010) As Himself 

The One Show (2006) 
  July 26, 2010 05x11: (Jul/26/2010) As Himself 
  August 24, 2009 04x36: (Aug/24/2009) As Himself 
  December 12, 2008 03x103: (Dec/12/2008) As Himself 

The Grammys (1959) 
  The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards 52x01: (Jan/31/2010) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) 
  Adam Sandler, Joel McHale, Joss Stone 01x143: (Jan/20/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Peter Sarsgaard, Kate Voegele 01x31: (Jul/20/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

GMTV (1993) 
  August 25, 2009 17x237: (Aug/25/2009) As Himself 

VH1 Rock Honors (2006) 
  3rd Annual VH1 Rock Honors 01x03: (Jul/17/2008) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Adam Sandler, Werner Herzog, Jewel 15x116: (Jun/04/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Adam Sandler, Vera Farmiga, Pegi Young 14x169: (Jul/18/2007) As Himself 
  Adam Sandler, Sarah Thyre, Lindsey Buckingham 14x111: (Mar/22/2007) As Himself 
  Adam Sandler, John Cena, The Subways 13x139: (Jun/21/2006) As Himself 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Simon Pegg 13x01: (Sep/07/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jamie Oliver, Adam Sandler, Lily Allen, The New York Dolls 11x04: (Sep/29/2006) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005) 
  Episode 313 03x13: (Jun/21/2007) As Himself 

The King of Queens (1998) 
  Mild Bunch 09x09: (Apr/23/2007) As Jeff (The Beast) Sussman 

The Sharon Osbourne Show (UK) (2006) 
  Series 1, Show 25 01x25: (Oct/02/2006) As Himself 

Attack Of The Show! (2005) 
  Jacqueline McKenzie 02x105: (Jun/12/2006) As Himself 

Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988) 
  19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 19x01: (Apr/01/2006) As Himself 
  18th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 18x01: (Apr/02/2005) As Himself 
  17th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 17x01: (Apr/03/2004) As Himself 
  15th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 15x01: (Apr/20/2002) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 77th Annual Academy Awards 53x01: (Feb/27/2005) As Presenter, [Featuring]

The View (1997) 
  Season 8, Episode 83 08x83: (Dec/23/2004) As Himself 

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  Jason Biggs, Chris Botti, Jennifer Massey, Joy Philbin 01x70: (Dec/17/2004) As Himself 

Pet Star (2002) 
  Pet Star: 9 01x09: (Feb/15/2003) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Brittany Murphy/Nelly 28x07: (Nov/16/2002) As Himself, [Uncredited]
  25th Anniversary Special (Sep/26/1999) As Himself 
  Tom Arnold/Tupac Shakur 21x13: (Feb/17/1996) As Himself, [Uncredited]
  Dennis Quaid/Neville Brothers 16x09: (Dec/15/1990) As Kyle, [Uncredited]

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Adam Sandler, Gene Simmons, Enrique Iglesias 01x86: (Jun/28/2002) As Himself 

Diary (2000) 
  Diary of Adam Sandler 03x06: (Jun/21/2002) As Himself 

The Cosby Show (1984) 
  The Cosby Show: A Look Back (May/19/2002) As Himself 
  The Prom 04x23: (Mar/24/1988) As Smitty 
  The Visit 04x16: (Jan/21/1988) As Smitty 
  The Locker Room 04x12: (Dec/10/1987) As Smitty 

Behind The Music (1997) 
  Billy Idol 04x19: (Apr/15/2001) As Himself 

Clive Anderson All Talk (1996) 
  Series 4, Show 1 04x01: (Sep/02/1999) As Himself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Saturday Night Live (1975)• Staff Writer (1990-1993)
• Music (1991-1995)

Episode Crew


Trivia

Has his own production company called Happy Madison

Was good friends with the late Chris Farley

Was on Saturday Night Live from 1990-1995

Had a recurring role on the Cosby Show

He is Jewish

Sings The Chanukah song

He married his wife Jackie in 2002.

Many of his movies make a reference to the late Farley

Famous movies include "The Wedding Singer" "Happy Gilmore" "Billy Madison" and "Big Daddy"

One of his most famous SNL characters is Canteen Boy

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