Adam Richard Sandler, was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn NY. He attended Manchester Central High School and then went at NY Tisch School of Arts to develop his natural talent as a comedian, where he graduated in 1988.
In the late 1980s he played Smitty, on "The Cosby Show" , and was the performer for the MTV game show "Remote Control". Dennis Miller found Sandler in an act in Los Angeles and recommended him to Lone Michaels, the " Saturday Night Live Producer", where he was hired first as a writer and then as performer.
He played in various movies, with most important the "Billy Madison", "Happy Gilmore", "The Wedding Singer", "The Couch", "I Pronounce You Chuck and Larry", The Waterboy (1998).
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 & Jill. Not only was he the first person to win both awards, but he also was the first male actor to win the Worst Actress dishonor.