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    Born on September 9, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York

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Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Adam Sandler as "Barry Egan"

Although susceptible to violent outbursts, bathroom supply business owner Barry Egan (Adam Sandler) is a timid and shy man by disposition, leading a lonely, uneventful life -- partly due to the constant berating he suffers from his seven sisters. However, several events transpire that shake up Egan's mundane existence, one of which is falling in love with one sister's co-worker, Lena Leonard (Emily Watson). But the romance is threatened when Egan falls victim to an extortionist.

Golden Globe (2002) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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David Spade Dusts Off His Mullet Wig for Digital 'Joe Dirt 2'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 10th 2014, 10:35AM

Oct 10th 2014, 10:35AM

The Best Dracula Movie Performances Ever, Ranked

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Oct 9th 2014, 11:00AM

Oct 9th 2014, 11:00AM

The 4 Movies Adam Sandler Absolutely Should Make for Netflix

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Oct 3rd 2014, 10:00AM

Oct 3rd 2014, 10:00AM

Adam Sandler Partners With Netflix on Four New Movies

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Oct 2nd 2014, 12:45PM

Oct 2nd 2014, 12:45PM

The 'Men, Women & Children' Trailer Teaches a Powerful Lesson About Texting (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Aug 19th 2014, 11:05AM

Aug 19th 2014, 11:05AM

13 Stars Who Got Their Starts On MTV (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Alana Altmann on Jul 25th 2014, 8:30AM

Jul 25th 2014, 8:30AM

This 'You've Got To Be Kidding Me' Supercut Is One For The Ages

Posted by
Brian Trinh on Jul 21st 2014, 7:45PM

Jul 21st 2014, 7:45PM

TV #TBT: Drew Barrymore Brings Her Super Cuteness to 'Carson'

Posted by
Alana Altmann on May 29th 2014, 9:00AM

May 29th 2014, 9:00AM

Adam Sandler Doesn't Think He Would Make a Good 'Saturday Night Live' Host

Posted by
Kelly Woo on May 28th 2014, 2:00PM

May 28th 2014, 2:00PM

Box Office: Six Lessons From a Weak Memorial Day Weekend

Posted by
Gary Susman on May 26th 2014, 6:00AM

May 26th 2014, 6:00AM

Adam Sandler Admits His Movies Have Just Become Expensive Vacations (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 23rd 2014, 11:45AM

May 23rd 2014, 11:45AM

Drew Barrymore & Adam Sandler's 'Tonight Show' Duet Is Beyond Adorable (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Feb 27th 2014, 12:00PM

Feb 27th 2014, 12:00PM

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston to Make Beautiful 'Pixels' Together?

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Feb 26th 2014, 11:45AM

Feb 26th 2014, 11:45AM

The 2014 Razzies Tell Us What We Already Know

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jan 15th 2014, 9:15AM

Jan 15th 2014, 9:15AM

'Blended' Trailer: Adam Sandler & Drew Barrymore's African Reunion (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Dec 18th 2013, 8:30AM

Dec 18th 2013, 8:30AM

And the 10 Most Overpaid Actors Are...

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Dec 9th 2013, 1:30PM

Dec 9th 2013, 1:30PM

The 6 Funniest Movie Moments From the 'Grown Ups 2' Cast

Posted by
Erin Whitney on Jul 13th 2013, 8:00AM

Jul 13th 2013, 8:00AM

15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Adam Sandler

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Jul 12th 2013, 5:00AM

Jul 12th 2013, 5:00AM

'Grown Ups 2' Premiere: Adam Sandler and Shaq Get Carried Away in New York (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Jul 11th 2013, 11:30AM

Jul 11th 2013, 11:30AM

Adam Sandler Got Jumped by a Cheetah in Africa: True Story (VIDEO)

Posted by
Laura Larson on Jul 11th 2013, 7:05AM

Jul 11th 2013, 7:05AM

'Grown Ups 2' Unscripted: Adam Sandler and Cast on What Parents Should Never Do (VIDEO)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on Jul 8th 2013, 1:30PM

Jul 8th 2013, 1:30PM

Adam Sandler Sees Dead People in 'Hello Ghost'

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jun 14th 2013, 11:00AM

Jun 14th 2013, 11:00AM

'Grown Ups 2' Trailer Premiere: Nothing But a Good Time for Adam Sandler and Friends

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Apr 2nd 2013, 4:59PM

Apr 2nd 2013, 4:59PM

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore Reunite for New Romantic Comedy

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 13th 2013, 6:06AM

Mar 13th 2013, 6:06AM

Hotel Transylvania: Some New Movie Monsters To Love

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on Sep 26th 2012, 12:35PM

Sep 26th 2012, 12:35PM

Out Of Their Comfort Zones, Adam Sandler And Tom Cruise Flop

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on Jun 21st 2012, 10:12AM

Jun 21st 2012, 10:12AM

That's My Boy Unscripted: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg Get Very Inappropriate (NSFW)

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jun 14th 2012, 4:38AM

Jun 14th 2012, 4:38AM

Is Adam Sandler Funny? (POLL)

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Jun 11th 2012, 1:11PM

Jun 11th 2012, 1:11PM

'That's My Boy': Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg Sit Down For Next Unscripted; Ask Them A Question!

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on May 22nd 2012, 2:51PM

May 22nd 2012, 2:51PM

'Hotel Transylvania' Teaser Trailer: Adam Sandler's Rebound?

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Apr 24th 2012, 1:36PM

Apr 24th 2012, 1:36PM

Worst Movies of 2011: 'Jack & Jill,' 'Just Go With It,' 'Sucker Punch' And 'Shame'?

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 23rd 2012, 6:59AM

Jan 23rd 2012, 6:59AM

'Donny's Boy': Adam Sandler Is Andy Samberg's Dad In First Photo

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jan 17th 2012, 3:39AM

Jan 17th 2012, 3:39AM

'Grown Ups 2' Release Date: Adam Sandler Comedy To Hit Theaters Summer 2013

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jan 13th 2012, 3:08AM

Jan 13th 2012, 3:08AM

9 Inexplicable Sequels to Bad Movies

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Dec 7th 2011, 10:00AM

Dec 7th 2011, 10:00AM

Emily Watson, 'War Horse' Star, is Not Emma Watson and Has Never Been in a 'Harry Potter' Movie

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Dec 6th 2011, 10:50AM

Dec 6th 2011, 10:50AM

Adam Sandler and Six More Actors Immune to Bad Reviews

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Nov 23rd 2011, 4:30AM

Nov 23rd 2011, 4:30AM

Alexander Payne, 'The Descendants' Director, on George Clooney, 'Election,' and Adam Sandler

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Nov 15th 2011, 9:30AM

Nov 15th 2011, 9:30AM

'Jack and Jill': The Most Important Movie Ever Made

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Nov 10th 2011, 1:10PM

Nov 10th 2011, 1:10PM

First Look at Adam Sandler's Dracula in 'Hotel Transylvania'

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Nov 1st 2011, 5:00PM

Nov 1st 2011, 5:00PM

Can You Guess Which Adam Sandler Movie Poster is Real?

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Sep 28th 2011, 1:30PM

Sep 28th 2011, 1:30PM

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