ADAM SANDLER (DON TRUBY) has enjoyed phenomenal success as an actor, writer,
producer and musician.
Sandler's films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and include the box
office smashes "Grown Ups 2," "Just Go With It," "Grown Ups," "Bedtime Stories,"
"You Don't Mess With the Zohan and "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry."
Most recently, Sandler reteamed with Drew Barrymore for their third
collaboration on the film "Blended." The romantic comedy also starred Bella
Thorne, Kevin Nealon and Terry Crews.
Sandler is currently in production on "Pixels" for director Chris Columbus
starring alongside Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad and Kevin James. He also recently
completed the independent film "The Cobbler," starring with Steve Buscemi and
Sandler was also recently seen in the comedy "That's My Boy," opposite Andy
Samberg and Leighton Meester. He also lent his voice to the lead role of Dracula
in "Hotel Transylvania," which his production company, Happy Madison, also
Previously, Sandler has been seen as the title roles of "Jack and Jill,"
alongside Katie Holmes and Al Pacino; "Just Go With It," opposite Jennifer
Aniston, and lent his voice to Sony's comedy "Zookeeper" alongside Kevin James,
Jon Favreau, Sylvester Stallone, and Rosario Dawson. He also starred in
Universal's "Funny People," written and directed by Judd Apatow starring with
Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Erica Bana, Jonah Hill and Jason Schwartzman; the
starring role opposite Don Cheadle in Sony's "Reign O'er Me," for director Mike
Binder, the box-office hits "Click", starring with Kate Beckinsale, and "The
Longest Yard," starring with Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds. His other credits
include James L. Brooks' "Spanglish," opposite Tea Leoni; the romantic comedy
"50 First Dates," with Drew Barrymore; "Anger Management," with Jack Nicholson;
and Paul Thomas Anderson's "Punch Drunk Love," for which he received a Golden
Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, Sandler's
first brush with comedy came at age 17, with a performance at a Boston comedy
club. From then on he was hooked, performing regularly in comedy clubs
throughout the state, while earning a degree in Fine Arts from New York
University. While performing stand up, he was spotted by Dennis Miller and
recruited to join the "Saturday Night Live" team where he was a regular for five
Sandler's production company Happy Madison Productions was co-founded by Jack
Giarraputo and Sandler and has gone on to become an almost self-contained mini
studio, being involved in all aspects of film production. Amongst its many
films, Happy Madison has produced "Blended," "That's My Boy," "Jack and Jill,"
"Just Go With It," "Click," "The Benchwarmers," "Deuce Bigalo: European Gigolo,"
"Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star," "The House Bunny," "Paul Blart: Mall Cop,"
"Grown Ups" and "Grown Ups 2," "The Zookeeper" and the upcoming "Pixels."
Sandler has also collaborated with writer Tim Herlihy on the screenplays for
"Happy Gilmore," "Little Nicky," "Billy Madison," "Big Daddy," "The Waterboy"
and "Grown Ups 2" and executive produced "Hotel Transylvania," "The Longest
Yard," "Grandma's Boy," "The Animal," "Joe Dirt," "The Master of Disguise," "The
Hot Chick" and "Deuce Bigalo: Male Gigalo," among many others.
Happy Madison Productions also has a deal with Columbia Tri-Star Domestic
Television to develop shows for the studio including "Rules of Engagement"
starring David Spade and Oliver Hudson, which recently ended a successful six
year run and the hit ABC series "The Goldbergs."
Sandler's comedy albums on Warner Bros Records have gone multi-platinum.
Collectively, they have sold more than six million copies to date. Several years
ago, Sandler launched AdamSandler.com. This site is updated weekly with
mini-movies featuring Sandler and the staff of Happy Madison in their daily