Adam Richard Sandler was born 9 September 1966 is an American actor, comedian, musician, writer, musician and film producer. Adam Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York to a Jewish family, the son of Judy, a kindergarten teacher, and Stanley Sandler, an electrician.
Sandler played Theo Huxtable friend Smitty on The Cosby Show from 1987 to 1988. He was discovered by comedian Dennis Miller, who caught Sandler's act in Los Angeles. Sandler's firststarring role was in 1989 in the movie Going Overboard.
Sandler was considered for the part that went to Jamie Foxx in Collateral. Sandler starred in Judd Apatow third directorial debutfeature Funny People. Sandler finished filming just go with it with Jennifer Aniston, a romantic comedy written by Allan Loeb and Tim Dowling and directed by Dennis Dugan.