Mostly Credited As: Adam Sandler Birth Name: Adam Richard Sandler Date Of Birth: September 09, 1966 (Age 49) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)
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.
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 More Trivia