About this star

  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 01 Feb 2011
  • Address:
    6262 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 12th
    Monthly Average: 47th
  • 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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TMZ, 2019-09-22 07:00:00
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Adam Sandler and Kevin Garnett on the response to 'Uncut Gems'
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-09-12 20:05:49
Star Adam Sandler, former NBA player Kevin Garnett and filmmaking siblings Josh and Benny Safdie discuss their unusual collaboration on the diamond district drama.

TIFF Critics Notebook: 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' 'Uncut Gems' shake up festival rhythms
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-09-11 16:17:13
Tom Hanks, Adam Sandler and Mariana Di GirĂ³lamo deliver memorable performances in TIFF 2019 highlights.

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