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Adam Sandler

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Adam Sandler

American actor, comedian, screenwriter, musician, and film producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1966.

Countries: United States (83%), United Kingdom (7%), Canada (3%)

Main connections: Dennis Dugan, Funny People, Happy Gilmore

Linked to: Republican Party, Manchester Central High School, The Walt Disney Company, Mossad

 

Timeline


 

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Adam Sandler was born in 1966 add something


1978

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"


1982

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"


1988

Sandler graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1988 add something


1989

Dan Povenmire - In 1989, he appeared in a small role as a band member in Adam Sandler's first film, "Going Overboard"

 

Adam Rifkin - Rifkin appeared as Babes Ahoy in the 1989 film, "Going Overboard", starring Adam Sandler and Burt Young


1990

Sandler was hired as a writer for "SNL" in 1990 and became a featured player the following year, making a name for himself by performing amusing original songs on the show, including "The Chanukah Song" add something

 

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"


1994

In 1994 he co-starred in "Airheads" with Brendan Fraser and Steve Buscemi add something

 

Brendan Fraser - In 1994, he co-starred alongside Steve Buscemi and Adam Sandler in the comedy "Airheads" along with playing Steve Nebraska in the movie "The Scout" and Montgomery "Monty" Kessler in "With Honors"


1995

Sandler told Conan O'Brien on "The Tonight Show" that NBC fired him and Chris Farley from the show in 1995 add something


1996

James Caan - In 1996 he appeared in Bottle Rocket and pursued Arnold Schwarzenegger in Eraser and later starred as kingpin Frank Colton in Bulletproof with Adam Sandler and Damon Wayans.

 

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"


1998

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-

 

Fairuza Balk - In 1998 she gave an intense performance as a neo-Nazi goth-punk opposite Edward Norton in his Academy *award-nominated performance in "American History X", and was featured in "The Waterboy," alongside Adam Sandler

 

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

 

Stephen Lynch (musician) - This musical production was based on the 1998 New Line Cinema film "The Wedding Singer" starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore


1999

In 1999, Sandler founded Happy Madison, a film and television production company that has produced numerous films and developed the 2007 television series "Rules of Engagement" add something

 

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


2000

Happy Gilmore - Weathers reprises the role in Adam Sandler's 2000 film "Little Nicky", despite "Little Nicky" being produced by New Line Cinema


2001

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

 

Paul Shaffer - Shaffer served as musical director for 2001's The Concert for New York City, and accompanied Adam Sandler's Opera Man sketch and the Backstreet Boys' "Quit Playing Games "


2002

Paul Thomas Anderson - Adam Sandler, Paul Thomas Anderson, Emily Watson, and Philip Seymour Hoffman at Cannes in 2002.

 

Mr. Deeds - Deeds"' is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill and starring Adam Sandler and Winona Ryder

 

Punch-Drunk Love - "'Punch-Drunk Love"' is a 2002 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Adam Sandler, Emily_Watson, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Luis Guzmán


2003

On June 22, 2003, Sandler married actress Jacqueline Samantha Titone add something


2004

He appeared as the featured guest on the final episode of John McEnroe's eponymous CNBC talk show, airing in late 2004 add something

 

Drew Barrymore - Flower Films produced 50 First Dates with co-star Adam Sandler's Happy Madison company in 2004.

 

Freddy Soto - In 2004, Soto had a role in the movie "Spanglish" starring Adam Sandler

 

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen - It was released in late February 2004 to negative feedback from critics, and reached number two in the United States box office behind Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore's "50 First Dates"


2005

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

 

The Longest Yard (1974 film) - In 2005 as The Longest Yard starring Adam Sandler and featuring Burt Reynolds in a supporting role

 

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

 

Michael Irvin - Irvin was a co-star in the 2005 remake of "The Longest Yard", starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock

 

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


2006

Kate Beckinsale - Beckinsale's second film appearance of 2006 was opposite Adam Sandler and Christopher Walken in "Click", a comedy about an overworked family man who discovers a magical remote control that allows him to control time

 

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"

 

Cameron Monaghan - In 2006, he appeared opposite Adam Sandler in "Click" as Kevin O'Doyle

 

Teresa Palmer - Palmer was seen in "The Grudge 2" in 2006, in "December Boys", alongside Daniel Radcliffe, and in the 2008 children's fantasy "Bedtime Stories", with Adam Sandler

 

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


2007

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"


2008

Filming began in October 2008 and finished in January 2009 add something

 

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

 

You Don't Mess with the Zohan - "'You Don't Mess with the Zohan"' is a 2008 American action comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Adam Sandler, who starred in the film


2009

In 2009, Sandler starred in Judd Apatow's third directorial feature "Funny People" add something

 

The film was released on July 31, 2009 add something

 

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

 

Leslie Mann - In 2009, Mann reunited with her "Big Daddy" co-star Adam Sandler and "Knocked Up" co-star Seth Rogen for Apatow's "Funny People"

 

Aziz Ansari - In the summer of 2009, Ansari appeared in the Judd Apatow film "Funny People" with Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen

 

Seth Rogen - Later in 2009, Rogen starred in Apatow's third directorial feature, "Funny People", with Adam Sandler

 

Funny People - "'Funny People"' is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, and starring Adam Sandler, Seth_Rogen, and Leslie Mann


2010

Following the release of "Funny People", it, along with "Punch-Drunk Love" were cited in the June 2010 announcement that Sandler was one of 135 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences add something

 

Dennis Dugan - The film stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, and David Spade, and was released in the summer of 2010 with major box office success, but was overwhelmingly panned by critics

 

Grown Ups (film) - "'Grown Ups"' is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who stars in this film

 

Grown Ups (film) - The main cast, including Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, Salma Hayek, May 2010 a Rudolph, Maria Bello and Steve Buscemi reprised their roles, except Rob Schneider

 

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


 

In 2011, Sandler pulled off an extraordinary double in which he won both Worst Actor and Worst Actress at the Golden Raspberry awards for his film "Jack and Jill" add something

 

Sandler starred in the 2011 film "Just Go with It", with Jennifer Aniston, a romantic comedy written by Allan Loeb and Tim Dowling and directed by Dennis Dugan add something

 

Sandler provided the voice of a capuchin monkey in Kevin James' "Zookeeper", released on July 8, 2011 add something

 

Cactus Flower (film) - An English language remake, "Just Go With It" starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston, was released in 2011

 

Jennifer Aniston - Aniston's "Just Go with It", with Adam Sandler, was released on Valentine's Day weekend in 2011

 

Happy Gilmore - Covert reprises the role in Adam Sandler's 2011 film "Jack and Jill"

 

Eugenio Derbez - In 2011 Derbez starred in "Jack and Jill" as Felipe which starred Adam Sandler, Katie_Holmes and Al Pacino

 

Minka Kelly - In 2011 Minka appeared alongside Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston in "Just Go With It"

 

Caitlyn Jenner - In 2011, Jenner appeared in the Adam Sandler comedy "Jack and Jill" in a scene with Al Pacino as an actor in a play

 

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"

 

Just Go with It - "'Just Go with It"' is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and produced by Adam Sandler, who starred in the film


2012

In 2012, he starred in "That's My Boy" with Andy Samberg add something

 

Peter Dante - He played the role of Steve Spirou's son in Adam Sandler's 2012 film "That's My Boy"

 

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


2013

In 2013, he guest starred in the Disney Channel Original Series "Jessie" as himself add something

 

On September 4, 2013, Sandler was added to the cast of the comedy film "Men, Women & Children", directed by Jason Reitman, which is currently being filmed in Austin add something

 

Grown Ups 2 - "'Grown Ups 2"' is a 2013 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and produced by Adam Sandler, who starred in the film


2014

In 2014 Netflix announced a 4 movie deal with Adam Sandler and Happy Madison Productions add something


2015

In 2015, Sandler starred in the Western comedy film "The Ridiculous 6", distributed by Netflix add something

 

Happy Gilmore - In 2015, Adam Sandler and Bob Barker performed a sketch as part of "Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars"

 

Kevin Farley - In 2015, Farley appeared in the documentary "I Am Chris Farley" alongside his brother John & many other stars like Adam Sandler & Dan Aykroyd which documented the life of his brother Chris Farley

 

John P. Farley - In 2015, Farley appeared in the documentary "I Am Chris Farley" alongside his brother Kevin and many other stars like Adam Sandler and Dan Aykroyd which documented the life of his brother Chris Farley


2016

Roxanne Pallett - In 2016 Pallett began a successful run in the Broadway production of the eighties musical "The Wedding Singer" based on the Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore movie

 

Noah Baumbach - In March 2016 Baumbach was reported to be filming a feature called "Yen Din Ka Kissa", with Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, and Emma Thompson


2017

He returned to dramatic territory in 2017 with "The Meyerowitz Stories", with his performance receiving acclaim from critics add something

 

Kevin James (actor) - In 2017, James appeared alongside Adam Sandler in "Sandy Wexler"

 

Steffiana de la Cruz - In 2017, James appeared alongside Adam Sandler in "Sandy Wexler"


2019

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 add something

 

Jennifer Aniston - That year, she began work on two more Netflix projects: "Murder Mystery", a comedy that reunites her with Adam Sandler, and which premiered on June 14, 2019; and "First Ladies", a film about the first lesbian President of the United States, with Tig Notaro as her wife