Knowledge Identifier: +Adam_Sandler
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1966.
Countries: United States (83%), United Kingdom (7%), Canada (3%)
Linked to: Republican Party, Manchester Central High School, The Walt Disney Company, Mossad
Theresa Merritt - Her most notable film roles were Aunt Em in the 1978 film version of "The Wiz", Mrs. Crosby in the 1977 film adaptation of Neil Simon's "The Goodbye Girl" and Juanita in the Adam Sandler comedy "Billy Madison"
Joseph Bologna - Other film roles for Bologna include the 1982 comedy hit "My Favorite Year", starring Peter O'Toole and Lenny Koufax, the frustrated father of Sonny Koufax, who was played by Adam Sandler in the 1999 comedy "Big Daddy"
Sandler graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1988
Dan Povenmire - In 1989, he appeared in a small role as a band member in Adam Sandler's first film, "Going Overboard"
Dennis Dugan - Films directed by Dennis Dugan include the 1990 comedy "Problem Child" , the 2001 comedy "Saving Silverman" , the 2003 comedy "National Security", and the 1996 and 1999 Adam Sandler comedies "Happy Gilmore" and "Big Daddy"
In 1994 he co-starred in "Airheads" with Brendan Fraser and Steve Buscemi
Sandler told Conan O'Brien on "The Tonight Show" that NBC fired him and Chris Farley from the show in 1995
Frances Bay - She may be best-remembered for her performance as the loving grandmother of Adam Sandler's titular character in the 1996 film "Happy Gilmore"
Judd Apatow - Apatow did an uncredited rewrite of the 1998 Adam Sandler comedy film "The Wedding Singer" and was featured in four tracks on Sandler's 1996 comedy album "What the Hell Happened to Me-
Jerry Reed - Reed starred in the 1998 Adam Sandler film, "The Waterboy", as Red Beaulieu, the movie's chief antagonist and the head coach for the University of Louisiana Cougars football team
Art Asylum - A notable job in this period was the design and production of the "Scuba Steve" action figure prop for the 1999 Adam Sandler film Big Daddy
Happy Madison Productions - "'Happy Madison Productions"' is an American film and television production company founded in 1999 by Adam Sandler who is best known for his comedy films
Happy Gilmore - Weathers reprises the role in Adam Sandler's 2000 film "Little Nicky", despite "Little Nicky" being produced by New Line Cinema
Heather Graham - Graham's other appearances in mainstream roles include her playing Mary Kelly in the 2001 film "From Hell", based on the story of Jack the Ripper, "Anger Management" , opposite Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson, the Farrelly Brothers comedy "Say It Isn't So" , opposite Sally Field, " , opposite Mike Meyers and "Hope Springs" opposite Colin Firth
Rob Schneider - A 2005 "New York Times" editorial admonished, "Watch Rob Schneider play Ula, a leering Hawaiian in the Adam Sandler movie "50 First Dates," with a pidgin accent by way of Cheech and Chong, and you get the sense that Hollywood still believes that there is no ethnic caricature a white actor can't improve upon
Burt Reynolds - In 2005, he co-starred in a remake of "The Longest Yard", with Adam Sandler who played the role of Paul Crewe, which had been Reynolds' role in the 1974 original
Mike Binder - Santa Barbara International Film Festival - The first, "The Upside of Anger", starring Joan Allen and Kevin Costner, premiered at the January 2005 Sundance Film Festival; thirteen months later, "Man About Town" with Ben Affleck, was first seen at the February 2006 Santa Barbara International Film Festival and, after another thirteen months, "Reign Over Me" with Adam Sandler, was released in March 2007
Jennifer Coolidge - Coolidge appeared in the kiddie comedy "Slappy and the Stinkers" and as Adam Sandler's wife's friend, Janine, in the 2006 comedy film "Click"
David Hasselhoff - The 2006 Adam Sandler film Click is the first film in which Hasselhoff plays a character, as Sandler's despicable boss.
James Earl Jones - Jones lent his voice for a narrative part in the Adam Sandler comedy, "Click", released in June 2006
Dennis Dugan - Dugan directed the 2007 comedy "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" and "You Don't Mess with the Zohan" in 2008, both Adam Sandler vehicles
Kevin James (actor) - In 2007, James co-starred opposite Adam Sandler in the widely scorned comedy "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry", and made a cameo in Sandler's 2008 film "You Don't Mess with the Zohan"
Russell Brand - Brand starred alongside Adam Sandler in the Disney film "Bedtime Stories", which was released on Christmas Day 2008
Frankie Avalon - He is mentioned in Adam Sandler's 2008 comedy, "You Don't Mess with the Zohan", for his haircut, which the Zohan thinks is the latest hairdo
Donna Feldman - However, in 2008, she had her biggest break yet when was offered a role in Adam Sandler's in "You Don't Mess with the Zohan"
Travis Wall - Wall was in the 2008 Disney movie "Bedtime Stories", starring Adam Sandler, alongside "SYTYCD" Season 3 contestant, Lacey Schwimmer
In 2009, Sandler starred in Judd Apatow's third directorial feature "Funny People"
James Gadson - He has a brief appearance in the Adam Sandler 2009 movie "Funny People" as a member of the jam band that Sandler's character hires to play with him
Andy Dick - In 2009, Dick made a cameo appearance as himself in the movie "Funny People", where he tries to cheer up terminally ill Adam Sandler by making jokes about his oral sex
Seth Rogen - Later in 2009, Rogen starred in Apatow's third directorial feature, "Funny People", with Adam Sandler
Cameron Boyce (actor) - In June 2010, Boyce co-starred as Keith Feder, the spoiled son of Adam Sandler's character, in the comedy film "Grown Ups", and appeared later that same year showing off his dance skills on the web series
Jennifer Aniston - Aniston's "Just Go with It", with Adam Sandler, was released on Valentine's Day weekend in 2011
Vince Offer - In 2011, he appeared as himself in the Adam Sandler film "Jack and Jill" where the title character Jill referred to him as "the ShamWow guy"
In 2012, he starred in "That's My Boy" with Andy Samberg
Selena Gomez - In January 2012, Gomez announced that she would put her music career on hold in order to focus on her acting career, and that the band would be taking a hiatus: She first appeared in "Hotel Transylvania", an animated film, voicing the character of Mavis, alongside Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi
Rex Ryan - Ryan made a cameo appearance in the Adam Sandler film "That's My Boy", which was released on June 15, 2012
In 2014 Netflix announced a 4 movie deal with Adam Sandler and Happy Madison Productions
In 2015, Sandler starred in the Western comedy film "The Ridiculous 6", distributed by Netflix
Happy Gilmore - In 2015, Adam Sandler and Bob Barker performed a sketch as part of "Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars"
On May 4th 2019, Sandler made his first appearance as host of SNL, ending the episode with a tribute to his friend and fellow former cast member Chris Farley