Adam Sandler Facts

Adam Sandler Facts
Adam Sandler is an American actor, comedian, producer, musician, and screenwriter, who became well-known while working on Saturday Night Live as a cast member. He was born Adam Richard Sandler on September 9th, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, to Judith and Stanley Sandler. He is Jewish and often makes mention of this in his work. His family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire when he was 6 and in high school he belonged to a Jewish youth group called BBYO. He attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and graduated in 1988. He had a role on The Cosby Show as Smitty and was later seen by comedian Dennis Miller who recommended him to Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels.
Interesting Adam Sandler Facts:
Adam Sandler's mother was a nursery school teacher and his father an electrical engineer.
While acting on the show The Cosby Show Adam Sandler played Smitty, a friend of Theo Huxtable.
Adam Sandler was on the MTV game show titled Remote Control, playing Trivia Delinquent and Stud Boy.
Adam Sandler was in the movie Going Overboard in 1989, which was his film debut.
Adam Sandler was introduced to Saturday Night Live producer/creator Lorne Michaels by comedian Dennis Miller.
In 1990 Adam Sandler became a writer on Saturday Night Live. The next year he was hired as a featured player.
While on Saturday Night Live Adam Sandler created two comedic original songs, titled The Chanukah Song, and The Thanksgiving Song.
Adam Sandler told Conan O'Brian that him and Chris Farley were fired from Saturday Night Live in 1995.
Adam Sandler began making comedies for which he became well known. These included Billy Madison (1995), The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Daddy (1999), and Mr. Deeds (2002).
Dramatic movies that Adam Sandler has played in include Punch Drunk Love (2002), Spanglish (2004), Reign Over Me (2007), and Funny People (2009).
Adam Sandler has released several comedy albums during his career as well, including What the Hell Happened to Me? and They're All Gonna Laugh at You!
Adam Sandler married an actress named Jacqueline Titone in 2003. She had to convert to Judaism. They have two daughters.
Adam Sandler donated $1 million to the Boys and Girls Club in Manchester, New Hampshire, in 2007.
Adam Sandler's nickname is Sandman.
Some people believe that Adam Sandler doesn't prepare his stand-up comedy acts ahead of times and just wings it on stage.
Adam Sandler started performing stand-up comedy when he was 17.
Adam Sandler was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences which allows him to vote on who wins Oscars at the Academy Awards.
Adam Sandler voiced the character of Dracula in the animated movies Hotel Transylvania and Hotel Transylvania 2.
Adam Sandler starred in the Netflix movie The Ridiculous 6 in 2015. It became Netflix's most viewed movie in a period of 30 days.
Adam Sandler's production company is called Happy Madison Productions. Since 1999 most of the films starring Adam Sandler have been produced by Happy Madison Productions.

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