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Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler

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Famous as :

Actor, singer

Birth Name :

Adam Richard Sandler

Birth Date :

September 09, 1966

Birth Place :

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Spouse :

Jacqueline Samantha Titone (actress, since 22-Jun-03)

Claim to fame :

As Robbie Hart in "The Wedding Singer" (1998)

Biography


Gifted with remarkable versatility, especially a natural flair in comedy which he presents in his own unique way to draw people's big laughs while also warm their hearts, Adam Richard Sandler surely has risen to be one of the most prominent comedic actors Hollywood ever has. A son of Jewish American couple named Stanley and Judy Sandler, the star was born on September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York where he passed his early childhood quite happily before his parents took him and his three siblings along to settle in Manchester, New Hampshire by 1972. Growing up as an active teenager with interest laid on wrestling, basketball, music, and comedy in particular, the boy did not excel in academic subjects at school but was very bright in entertaining people, taking inspirations from either comedic figures like Mel Brooks, Bill Murray, and Rodney Dangerfield, or films, particularly that of Harold Ramis' “Caddyshack” (1980).

Ever the class-clown in the eyes of his classmates at Manchester Central High School, Adam, however, had not yet thought deeply about utilizing his gift of humor to pursue a career until his brother, Scott, encouraged him to make a spontaneous gig in Boston's Stitches Comedy Club. Barely 17 years old when performed there, the experience led him to a realization that he really has the potential in the field and so began to hone his comedic skills upon entering New York University after finished his high school study by 1984, writing his own materials while playing shows wherever possible, be it in local clubs or just at colleges. Added those efforts with recurring onscreen appearances in TV series “The Cosby Show" and MTV's “Remote Control” during the year 1987, all the works finally led him to a decision of setting out a journey in entertainment industry by the time he earned his BFA degree in 1991.

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Roger Moore and Adam Sandler Pay Tribute to Richard Kiel

September 12, 2014 03:11:46 GMT

paid tribute to his co-star in James Bond movies "The Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker", Richard Kiel, who passed away on Wednesday, September 10. The 86-year-old English actor tweeted on Thursday, "I am totally distraught to learn of my dear friend Richard Kiel's passing. We were on a radio programme together just a week ago. Distraught. Can't take it in."
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Adam Sandler Wins Legal Battle Against Former Nanny Who Accused Him of Slavery

August 08, 2014 07:28:39 GMT

and his company HP Production have won a legal drama against a former nanny who complained about working conditions at his household. As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, a woman named Deanne McDonald started working for the actor's family in 2009. After McDonald left, she raised the issue about her employment.
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Adam Sandler Explains Why He Won't Host 'Saturday Night Live'

May 29, 2014 09:24:50 GMT

won't follow the footsteps of fellow "" alumni who have returned to host the show. Speaking with another former "SNL" cast member Norm Macdonald during his podcast, the "" star explained why he would never host the NBC long-running series.
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Kids' Choice Awards 2014: Full Winners List

March 30, 2014 06:00:40 GMT

and were the top winners at the 27th Annual Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards. The British boyband and the "" actress took two nods each at the Saturday, March 29 ceremony.
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Video: Adam Sandler Sings About Loving Drew Barrymore Every 10 Years on 'Tonight Show'

February 28, 2014 02:22:02 GMT

and reunited on "" to sing a romantic and funny song. On Wednesday night, February 26, had the frequent movie co-stars as his guests and asked them to sing about their on-screen romance that sparks every ten years.
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2014 Razzie Awards Nominees Include Johnny Depp, Lady GaGa

January 15, 2014 15:24:38 GMT

Before the Oscars are handed out to the "Best of the Best", Golden Raspberry will honor "Worst of the Worst". Nominees for this year's Razzie Awards include , and once again, and .
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Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore Go to Africa in 'Blended' Trailer

December 18, 2013 02:07:10 GMT

and are heading to Africa for a vacation they'd never forget as seen in the first trailer for their new movie "". They get a taste of paragliding, going on a safari tour and hilariously riding what looks like an ostrich.
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Adam Sandler to Stop By 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' in Super Bowl Episode

December 13, 2013 05:13:12 GMT

is reportedly committed to making a rare TV appearance on "". E! News reports that the "" alum will guest star as himself on the FOX sitcom in a post-Super Bowl episode set to air in February.
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Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston Among Forbes' Most Overpaid Actors 2013

December 10, 2013 02:06:21 GMT

Ten high-paid Hollywood actors who failed to make box office gold are listed by Forbes which makes the assessment based on the stars' last three projects over the past three years up to June 1 excluding animated movies. tops the list and sits at the eighth position.
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Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner and Rosemarie DeWitt Courted for 'Men, Women and Children'

September 05, 2013 08:04:37 GMT

The Hollywood Reporter learns that helmer Jason Reitman has a list of actors he wants to work with in his next movie. Reitman, whose directing credits include "" and "", is reportedly eyeing , and for "Men, Women and Children".
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Adam Sandler Reveals Scary Cheetah Encounter on 'David Letterman'

July 12, 2013 06:12:26 GMT

Comedian both amused host and the viewers when coming to "" recently. The funnyman dropped by to promote his upcoming film sequel "" and he entertained everyone once more with a rather exhilarating story from his recent safari trip in Africa.
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Rob Schneider's 'InAPPropriate Comedy' Debuts Green Band Trailer

March 13, 2013 09:25:15 GMT

Freestyle has debuted a green band trailer of "" on Tuesday, March 12. The new trailer still highlights the improper humor thrown by , , , and Ari Shaffir.
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Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler to Reunite in New Romcom

March 13, 2013 09:21:17 GMT

will co-star with once again. They will play the leads in a new romantic comedy previously titled "" with Frank Coraci ("") directing and Ivan Menchell and Clare Sera providing the original script.
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Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler Courted for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

January 24, 2013 05:43:16 GMT

Another casting rumor regarding Marvel's movie project "" has spread online. The James Gunn-directed film is reportedly eyeing comedy heavyweights and to join the superhero space epic movie.
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Andy Samberg Discusses Having Adam Sandler as His Dad in 'That's My Boy'

June 16, 2012 05:38:06 GMT

has shared how it feels to have as his eccentric father in "". Admitting that he's been a big fan of Sandler since he was younger, the former "" star says he's glad to be the "" actor's on-screen son especially because people always say that both of them have similar faces.
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'American Idol' Recap: Joshua and Jessica Deliver Powerhouse Performances

April 05, 2012 03:04:46 GMT

The remaining eight finalists of "" delivered their take on the 1980s on Wednesday, April 4. Joining Jimmy Iovine as the mentor this week were 's and Tony Kanal.
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First 'Avengers' Clip: Black Widow Knocks Russian Thugs Down With Arms Tied

April 05, 2012 02:49:05 GMT

Black Widow lets out her inner lady killer in a first clip for Marvel's "". The sexy heroine portrayed by is seen being kept captive by a group of Russian thugs. With both arms being tied behind her back to a chair, Black Widow manages to fight the bad guys aggressively. She finally breaks free by backflipping the chair on one of them.
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The Woman Saved by Ryan Gosling Speaks Out: I'm Not Damsel in Distress

April 05, 2012 02:45:00 GMT

News that rescued a woman from getting hit by a cab got wide coverage on the web, but the lady who got saved by the actor didn't think it was newsworthy enough. Identified as a U.K. journalist named Laurie Penny, she said the incident, which "lasted about five seconds," was exaggerated and she told people to calm down about it.
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Taylor Lautner to Try Comedic Role by Joining Adam Sandler's 'Grown Ups 2'

April 05, 2012 02:15:26 GMT

might turn into a funnyman in his next movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the " Saga" hunk is currently in talks to join "", which will bring back as the male lead.
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Report: One Direction Turn Down Offer to Perform at White House

April 03, 2012 07:53:33 GMT

reportedly have got an invitation to perform live at the White House this coming weekend. and his bandmates, however, were forced to pass on the offer because they have already had a previously-scheduled commitment.
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Adam Sandler Could Revive 'Summer School' Remake for Paramount

April 03, 2012 07:53:21 GMT

might have just been dubbed as the Worst Actor at the 2012 Razzie Awards, but he is ready to move on with another comedy project. The Hollywood Reporter has broken the news that Sandler is in talks to revive Paramount Pictures' long-gestating remake of 1980s comedy, "".
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Adam Sandler's 'Jack and Jill' Breaks Record by Sweeping All Categories at 2012 Razzies

April 02, 2012 03:38:29 GMT

's comedy movie "" swept every single category at the 32nd Annual Razzie Awards. Grabbing a record-breaking 10 awards, the film became the worst feature and performances of 2011. As the film was named the Worst Picture, Sandler himself was hailed with both Worst Actor and Worst Actress awards thanks to his cross-gender roles as the titular twins in the movie.
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Full Winner List of 25th Annual Kids Choice Awards

April 01, 2012 11:44:33 GMT

had the day of her life by winning two trophies at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday, March 31. She won both Favorite TV Actress for "" and Favorite Female Singer in addition to witnessing her boyfriend getting slimed.
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Jennifer Aniston Gets Her Star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, Adam Sandler Draws Chuckles

February 23, 2012 01:37:31 GMT

has officially become the first "Friends" star to have been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On Wednesday, February 22, the 43-year-old actress stepped out in blue, white and red patterned Tom Ford dress to receive the accolade, and heard her "" co-star making jokes about her.
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Madonna Talks 'Nerve-Wracking' Super Bowl Gig, Unveils 'M.D.N.A.' Cover Art

February 01, 2012 01:45:28 GMT

Being booked as a musical performer at Super Bowl apparently brings a big challenge even for a veteran entertainer like . Visiting "" on Monday, January 30, the "4 Minutes" hitmaker admits that she feels nervous about the upcoming gig.
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Hasbro Plans 'Candy Land' Movie as Starring Vehicle for Adam Sandler

February 01, 2012 01:37:55 GMT

Hot on the heels of the news that Hasbro has teamed up with Relativity Media to make a feature film for "", it is now reported that the company is partnering with Columbia Pictures to create the big screen take on its other toy, "". On a press release issued on Tuesday, January 31, the toy giant announced that has been tapped to tackle the lead role in its new project.
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Adam Sandler Admits to Suggesting Wife Swap With Tom Cruise

November 11, 2011 03:55:41 GMT

apparently offered to swap wives with before he and started filming "". The 45-year-old comedian made the revelation when he stopped by the "" on Wednesday, November 9 to promote the comedy movie.
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'Jack and Jill' Trailer: Adam Sandler Gets Some Twin Time

July 09, 2011 02:37:43 GMT

The first trailer of "", starring as twins, has been made available for viewing pleasure. The video gives a sneak peek at what the funnyman has in store for his next comedy movie. It previews the chaos and hilarity that ensue when Jack has to deal with his twin sister Jill during holiday.
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Lady GaGa Offended Over Claim That She Uses Gay Community to Sell Records

July 06, 2011 03:52:09 GMT

An avid supporter of LGBT community, was forced to deny accusation that she uses gay community to boost sale of her songs and albums. In an interview with the Advocate for its newest issue, the Mother Monster called the claim absurd. "My love for my gay fans is just pure, authentic love for them as supporters of me from the beginning," she said.
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'Conan the Barbarian' International Trailer Has More Backstory

July 06, 2011 03:32:03 GMT

Another sneak peek to "" has been provided in a form of an international trailer. Still heavy in action, the snippet provides a longer look at Conan's bitter childhood during which his father was killed and his native village was slaughtered under the order of evil Khalar Zym.
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