comedian, musician, actor, screenwriter, singer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
A multitalented performer known for his adolescent acts that mock everything from lunch ladies to civil servants. Sandler's career started when he took the stage at a comedy club. Since then, he performed on Saturday Night Live (1991–95) and appeared in films like Billy Madison (1995), The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Daddy (1999) and Little Nicky (2000) . His album They're All Gonna Laugh At You! (1993) was nominated for a Grammy.