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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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Best of Late Night TV: Adam Sandler's Awesome Letterman Ode, Anna Kendrick's Egg Russian Roulette

Posted by
Gina Carbone on May 13th 2015, 3:10AM

May 13th 2015, 3:10AM

Danny Trejo Is 'Having a Blast' Being an 'Adventures of Puss in Boots' Bad Guy

Posted by
Alana Altmann on May 8th 2015, 10:00AM

May 8th 2015, 10:00AM

Netflix Defends Adam Sandler's 'Ridiculous' Script After Native American Actors Walk Out

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Apr 24th 2015, 10:12AM

Apr 24th 2015, 10:12AM

'Pixels' Posits Gamers Will Save the World (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 18th 2015, 7:25AM

Mar 18th 2015, 7:25AM

Best of Late Night TV: Chris Hemsworth's Musical Beers and Naomi Watts' Crazy Hometown (VIDEO)

Posted by
Mehera Bonner on Mar 6th 2015, 2:09AM

Mar 6th 2015, 2:09AM

Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg Pay Tribute To Ruining Sketches on 'SNL 40' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Feb 16th 2015, 6:55AM

Feb 16th 2015, 6:55AM

12 Hilariously Perfect 'Billy Madison' Moments

Posted by
Jonny Black on Feb 10th 2015, 6:00AM

Feb 10th 2015, 6:00AM

Adam Sandler Lines Up All-Star Cast for His Netflix Movie 'Ridiculous 6'

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jan 26th 2015, 9:47AM

Jan 26th 2015, 9:47AM

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) Don'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

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