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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 01 Feb 2011
  • Address:
    6262 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 40th
    Monthly Average: 70th
  • Notes: Selected in 2010, the 2,431st Star

Adam Sandler

Next star: Ogden Nash
Previous star: Charles Ruggles

Biography

Sandler at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011

Source: Wikipedia

Adam Richard Sandler (born September 9, 1966) 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 (1995), the sports comedies Happy Gilmore (1996) and The Waterboy (1998), the romantic comedy The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Daddy (1999), and Mr. Deeds (2002), though he has ventured into more dramatic territory with his roles in Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Spanglish (2004), Reign Over Me (2007), and Funny People (2009). In 1999, Sandler founded Happy Madison Productions, a film and television production company that has produced numerous films and developed the 2007 television sitcom series Rules of Engagement.

Fact file

  • Born: Adam Richard Sandler September 9, 1966 (age 48) Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Residence: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Alma mater: Tisch School of the Arts
  • Occupation: Actor comedian screenwriter entrepreneur film producer musician
  • Spouse(s): Jackie Sandler (m. 2003)
  • Children: 2
  • Website: adamsandler.com

Read more about Adam Sandler at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2019-11-12 15:30:14
Before Netflix produced a fordable slate of awards movies this year — including “The Irishman,” “Dolemite is My Name,” “The Two Popes” and “Marriage Story” — the streaming goliath initially needed credibility among filmmakers. Both Adam Sandler and Brad Pitt were early adapters, as two of the first A-list stars ...

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Variety, 2019-11-12 15:00:51
There’s an alternate timeline where Adam Sandler (“Uncut Gems”) listened to his professor and never started acting. Sandler confirmed the story of how his professor at NYU told him to quit acting during a conversation with Brad Pitt (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”) for “Variety Studios: Actors on Actors.” ...

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Variety, 2019-11-12 14:00:21
Brad Pitt (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “Ad Astra”) and Adam Sandler (“Uncut Gems”) sat down for a chat for “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.” For more, click here. As has become a tradition for Variety’s Actors on Actors conversations, two superstars realize they have even more in common ...

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