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Bio For: Adam Sandler
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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 Dustin Hoffman.

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 produced.

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 Globe nomination.

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 seasons.

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 routines.

Movies For: Adam Sandler
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BLENDED (PG-13) On Video: 8/26/2014 At Theaters: 5/23/2014
GROWN UPS 2 (PG-13) On Video: 11/5/2013 At Theaters: 7/12/2013
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (PG) On Video: 1/22/2013 At Theaters: 9/28/2012
THAT'S MY BOY (R) On Video: 10/16/2012 At Theaters: 6/15/2012
JACK AND JILL (PG) On Video: 3/6/2012 At Theaters: 11/11/2011
ZOOKEEPER (PG) On Video: 10/11/2011 At Theaters: 7/8/2011
JUST GO WITH IT (PG-13) On Video: 6/7/2011 At Theaters: 2/11/2011
GROWN UPS (PG-13) On Video: 11/9/2010 At Theaters: 6/25/2010
FUNNY PEOPLE (R) On Video: 11/24/2009 At Theaters: 7/31/2009
BEDTIME STORIES (PG) On Video: 4/3/2009 At Theaters: 12/25/2008
YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN (PG-13) On Video: 10/7/2008 At Theaters: 6/6/2008
I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY (PG-13) On Video: 11/6/2007 At Theaters: 7/20/2007
REIGN OVER ME (R) On Video: 10/9/2007 At Theaters: 3/23/2007
CLICK (PG-13) On Video: 10/10/2006 At Theaters: 6/23/2006
THE LONGEST YARD (PG-13) On Video: 9/20/2005 At Theaters: 5/27/2005
SPANGLISH (PG-13) On Video: 4/5/2005 At Theaters: 12/17/2004
50 FIRST DATES (PG-13) On Video: 6/15/2004 At Theaters: 2/13/2004
EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS (PG-13) On Video: 11/4/2003 At Theaters: 11/27/2002
ANGER MANAGEMENT (PG-13) On Video: 9/16/2003 At Theaters: 4/11/2003
PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE (R) On Video: 6/24/2003 At Theaters: 11/1/2002
MR. DEEDS (PG-13) On Video: 10/22/2002 At Theaters: 6/28/2002
LITTLE NICKY (PG-13) On Video: 4/24/2001 At Theaters: 11/10/2000
BIG DADDY (PG-13) On Video: 11/2/1999 At Theaters: 6/25/1999
THE WATERBOY (PG-13) On Video: 3/16/1999 At Theaters: 11/6/1998
THE WEDDING SINGER (PG-13) On Video: 8/4/1998 At Theaters: 2/13/1998
MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN (R) At Theaters: 10/10/2014
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