About this star

  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 01 Feb 2011
  • Address:
    6262 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 61st
    Monthly Average: 12th
  • Notes: Selected in 2010, the 2,431st Star

Adam Sandler

Next star: Ogden Nash
Previous star: Charles Ruggles


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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He appeared in the Adam Sandler “Grown Ups” movies and the Disney Channel franchise “Descendants.”

Variety, 2019-07-07 15:25:21
Shock took over social media Sunday as Disney Channel fans paid tribute to “Descendants” star Cameron Boyce, who died Saturday night due to an ongoing medical condition. He was 20. Among those remembering the young actor was Adam Sandler, who worked with Boyce on the movie ”Grown Ups” and Grown ...

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