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Adam Sandler (actor)

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Who is Adam Sandler?

Adam Sandler: Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office. He is best known for his comedic roles, such as in the films Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer, The Waterboy, Big Daddy, and Mr. Deeds, though he has ventured into more dramatic territory with his roles in Punch-Drunk Love, Spanglish, Reign Over Me, and Funny People. In 1999, Sandler founded Happy Madison Productions, a film and television production company that has produced numerous films and developed the 2007 television series Rules of Engagement.

  • also known as Adam Richard Sandler, Sandman
  • born on (49 years ago) in Brooklyn, child of Stanley Sandler and Judy Sandler
  • ethnicity: Jewish people
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Screenwriter, film producer, actor, television producer, comedian, musician, songwriter, voice actor
  • Marriage with Jackie Sandler since
  • parent of
  • albums: "Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights", "Shhh...Don't Tell", "What the Hell Happened to Me?", "What's YOUR Name?", "Stan and Judy's Kid", "They're All Gonna Laugh at You!", "Lunchlady Land", "The Gay Robot Groove", "The Chanukah Song", "The Thanksgiving Song / The Chanukah Song", "Secret", "Bleeps"
  • filmography:
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  • films written:
  • films produced:
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "Bulletproof" & "Happy Gilmore"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Fight - "Happy Gilmore" (vs. Bad Guy), with Bob Barker
      • MTV Movie Award for Best Fight - "Happy Gilmore", with Bob Barker
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "The Waterboy"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "The Wedding Singer"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss - "The Wedding Singer", with Drew Barrymore
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo - "The Wedding Singer", with Drew Barrymore
      • nominated to Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy - "The Waterboy" & "The Wedding Singer"
      • Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy - "The Waterboy" & "The Wedding Singer"
      • MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss - "The Wedding Singer", with Drew Barrymore
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "Big Daddy"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "The Waterboy"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance - "The Waterboy"
      • nominated to Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay - "Big Daddy", with Tim Herlihy & Steve Franks
      • nominated to Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor - "The Waterboy" & "The Wedding Singer"
      • nominated to Funniest Actor In A Motion Picture (Leading Role) - "The Wedding Singer"
      • Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "Big Daddy"
      • MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "The Waterboy"
      • Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor - "The Waterboy" & "The Wedding Singer"
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "Little Nicky"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "Big Daddy"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance - "Big Daddy"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo - "Big Daddy", with Cole Sprouse & Dylan Sprouse
      • nominated to Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay - "Little Nicky", with Steven Brill & Tim Herlihy
      • MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "Big Daddy"
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor - "Big Daddy"
      • Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy - "Big Daddy"
      • Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor - "Big Daddy"
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "Eight Crazy Nights" & "Mr Deeds"
      • nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy - "Punch-Drunk Love" (role: Barry Egan)
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian
      • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy - "Punch-Drunk Love" (Role: Barry Egan)
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "Mr Deeds"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss - "Punch-Drunk Love", with Emily Watson
      • nominated to Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor - "Punch-Drunk Love"
      • Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor - "Punch-Drunk Love"
      • Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie - "Eight Crazy Nights"
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Hissy Fit: Film - "Anger Management"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance - "50 First Dates"
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy - "50 First Dates"
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Liplock - "50 First Dates", with Drew Barrymore
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry - "50 First Dates", with Drew Barrymore
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy - "50 First Dates"
      • MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo - "50 First Dates", with Drew Barrymore
      • Kids' Choice Wannabe Award
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry - "50 First Dates", with Drew Barrymore
      • nominated to Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor - "50 First Dates"
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry - "50 First Dates", with Drew Barrymore
      • Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor - "50 First Dates"
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor - "Click"
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Leading Man
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite On-Screen Chemistry - "The Longest Yard", with Chris Rock
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "The Longest Yard"
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy - "Click"
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Hissy Fit: Film - "Click"
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry - "Click", with Kate Beckinsale
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor - "Click" (Favorite Funny Male Star)
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "Click"
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Drama - "Reign Over Me"
      • Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor - "Click"
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor - "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry"
      • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance - "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry"
      • MTV Generation Award
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
      • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star: Male - "Funny People"
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Actress - "Jack and Jill" (as Jill)
      • nominated to Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay - "Jack and Jill", with Steve Koren & Ben Zook
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Screen Couple/Ensemble - "Jack and Jill" (for Adam Sandler and either Katie Holmes, Al Pacino or Adam Sandler (as Jill)), with Katie Holmes & Al Pacino
      • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "Just Go With It" & "Jack and Jill"
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
      • Razzie Award for Worst Picture - "Jack and Jill", with Todd Garner, Jack Giarraputo, Columbia Pictures
      • Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "Jack and Jill" & "Just Go With It"
      • Razzie Award for Worst Actress - "Jack and Jill" (as Jill)
      • Razzie Award for Worst Screen Couple/Ensemble - "Jack and Jill" (for Adam Sandler and either Katie Holmes, Al Pacino or Adam Sandler (as Jill)), with Katie Holmes & Al Pacino
      • Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay - "Jack and Jill", with Steve Koren & Ben Zook
      • Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry - "Just Go With It", with Jennifer Aniston
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor - "Just Go With It"
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor - "Just Go With It"
      • Razzie Award for Worst Actor - "That's My Boy"
      • Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor - "Jack and Jill"
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor - "That's My Boy" & "Hotel Transylvania"
      • Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie - "Hotel Transylvania"
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor
      • Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor - "Grown Ups 2" (as Lenny Feder)

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