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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 01 Feb 2011
  • Address:
    6262 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 33rd
    Monthly Average: 43rd
  • 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

In the news

chrislwillman
Variety, 2020-03-04 14:08:00
Adam Sandler can add another trophy besides his Independent Spirit Award for “Uncut Gems” to his mantle this year. In April, he’ll receive a lifetime achievement honor for his music — yes, music — at the ASCAP Pop Awards. “Adam is a giant of comedy, and so many of his ...

Adam Sandler jokes about Oscar 'snub' during expletive-laden Spirit Awards speech
USA Today Movies, 2020-02-09 01:43:13
"The Independent Spirit Awards are the 'best personality' awards of Hollywood," Sandler joked, accepting the best actor award for "Uncut Gems."        

'The Farewell' and 'Uncut Gems' rule the Spirit awards, as Bong Joon Ho celebrates with Spike Lee
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-02-09 01:22:04
"The Farewell" made off with best picture as Zhao Shuzhen upset Jennifer Lopez and "Uncut Gems" claimed three prizes, including a win for Adam Sandler.

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