Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer. After becoming a SNL – (Saturday Night Live) cast member. He is best known for his comedic roles, such as in the films Billy Madison (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Waterboy (1998), Big Daddy (1999), and Mr. Deeds (2002). In 1999, Sandler founded Happy Madison Productions, a film and television production company that has produced numerous films and television series. Happy Madison has produced all of Sandler’s subsequent films to date with the exceptions Punch-Drunk Love and Spanglish. Reign Over Me and Funny People were produced by Happy Madison but under the subsidiary label “Madison 23”.
Sandler is known for consistently working with a core group of friends and associates through Happy Madison, frequently casting fellow SNL performers in various roles in his films. Adam Sandler have a long list of nominations / awards and filmography.
In 2007, Sandler made a $1 million donation to the Boys and Girls Club in his hometown, Manchester, New Hampshire.