Adam Sandler

Biography: Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York. He is a Jewish-American actor, comedian, producer. Adam was raised in Manchester, New Hampshire.

In the late 1980s, Sandler portrayed "Smitty" on The Cosby Show. He also was a performer for the MTV game show Remote Control, on which he made appearances as the characters "Trivia Delinquent" or "Stud Boy." Adam started performing in comedy clubs by taking the stage at a club in Boston. He was then discovered by comedian, Dennis Miller, who caught his act in Los Angeles. Miller immediately recommended him to Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels. Adam was hired as a writer for SNL in 1990 and became a featured player the following year, quickly making a name for himself by performing amusing original songs on the show, including The Chanukah Song. He left the popular show in 1995 to focus on his acting career. Adam's first starring movie was Billy Madison, in which he plays a grown man repeating
Adam Richard Sandler was born September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York. He is a Jewish-American actor, comedian, producer. Adam was raised in Manchester, New Hampshire.

In the late 1980s, Sandler portrayed "Smitty" on The Cosby Show. He also was a performer for the MTV game show Remote Control, on which he made appearances as the characters "Trivia Delinquent" or "Stud Boy."

Adam started performing in comedy clubs by taking the stage at a club in Boston. He was then discovered by comedian, Dennis Miller, who caught his act in Los Angeles. Miller immediately recommended him to Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels. Adam was hired as a writer for SNL in 1990 and became a featured player the following year, quickly making a name for himself by performing amusing original songs on the show, including The Chanukah Song. He left the popular show in 1995 to focus on his acting career.

Adam's first starring movie was Billy Madison, in which he plays a grown man repeating grades 1-12 to get his reluctant father's hotel empire. He followed this movie up with other surprisingly successful comedies such as Happy Gilmore and The Wedding Singer. After The Waterboy, Adam reached box-office superstardom, where he has remained since.

Although generally despised by movie critics, audiences have remained faithful to Adam's slapstick humor to the tune of $100-million-plus grossing movies, while the Sandman has even moved outside the genre of goofball humor to take on more serious parts such as the critically acclaimed Punch-Drunk Love, and Spanglish.
A celebrity comic who keeps a low profile, he rarely gives interviews and keeps his personal life private. Adam graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1991. On June 22, 2003, he wed model Jackie Titone, whom he'd met on the set of Big Daddy.
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Adam Sandler's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 36
Highest Metascore: 81 Top Five
Lowest Metascore: 9 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 56
  2. Negative: 33 out of 56
56 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
31 Happy Gilmore Feb 16, 1996 Written By / Happy Gilmore 8.0
33 Grandma's Boy Jan 6, 2006 Executive Producer 7.3
16 Billy Madison Feb 10, 1995 Written By / Billy Madison 6.6
20 Joe Dirt Apr 11, 2001 Executive Producer 6.4
33 Just Go with It Feb 11, 2011 Producer / Danny Maccabee 6.4
38 Men, Women & Children Oct 1, 2014 Don Truby / Don Truby 6.2
14 Mixed Nuts Dec 21, 1994 Louie 6.0
29 The Hot Chick Dec 13, 2002 Executive Producer 5.6
36 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Sep 5, 2003 Producer 5.6
38 Little Nicky Nov 10, 2000 Executive Producer / Written By / Nicky 5.5
25 The Benchwarmers Apr 7, 2006 Producer 5.4
37 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Jul 20, 2007 Producer / Chuck Levine 5.4
24 Mr. Deeds Jun 28, 2002 Executive Producer / Longfellow Deeds 5.3
33 Bedtime Stories Dec 25, 2008 Producer / Skeeter Bronson 5.2
27 Pixels Jul 24, 2015 Producer / Writer / Cast / Sam Brenner / Brenner / Sam Brenner 5.2
31 Blended May 23, 2014 Producer / Cast / Jim Friedman / Jim / Jim Friedman 5.2
12 Strange Wilderness Feb 1, 2008 Executive Producer 5.1
23 The Cobbler Mar 13, 2015 Cast / Max Simkin 5.1
39 Paul Blart: Mall Cop Jan 16, 2009 Producer 5.0
30 Grown Ups Jun 25, 2010 Producer / Written By / Lenny Feder 4.9
31 That's My Boy Jun 15, 2012 Producer / Cast / Donny 4.9
23 Eight Crazy Nights Nov 27, 2002 Producer / Written By / Davey/Whitey/Eleanore/Deer 4.6
22 The Do-Over May 27, 2016 Producer / Max / Max Kessler / Rick 4.5
30 Zookeeper Jul 8, 2011 Producer / Monkey 4.3
30 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Dec 10, 1999 Executive Producer 4.0
18 The Ridiculous 6 Dec 11, 2015 Producer / Writer / Tommy Aka White Knife 3.4
19 Grown Ups 2 Jul 12, 2013 Producer / Based On Characters Created By / Characters / Written By / Lenny Feder / Lenny Feder 3.1
12 The Master of Disguise Aug 2, 2002 Executive Producer 2.4
13 Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Apr 17, 2015 Producer 2.4
23 Jack and Jill Nov 11, 2011 Producer / Jack/Jill 2.2

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