Adam Sandler and Idina Menzel show their dark sides in ‘Uncut Gems’
Comedian Adam Sandler plays a New York jeweler with a serious gambling addiction in the crime thriller ‘Uncut Gems.’
Adam Sandler’s comedic personality has gotten him a long way in his career. Sandler's long career started with him doing stand-up comedy. While doing stand up, he was discovered by "Saturday Night Live" and then began acting in (and producing/writing) many movies throughout his long career.
Sandler was born in New York, but moved to New Hampshire when he was young and spent his childhood there. He started off acting in small shows and movies, and he was also a stand-up comedian. While doing stand up, he was discovered by "Saturday Night Live" comedian, Dennis Miller. In 1990, Sandler joined the "SNL" team as a writer. While working on "SNL," he also acted in movies including "Coneheads" in 1993 and "Airheads" in 1994. He worked at "SNL" until 1995, when he was unexpectedly let go. That same year, the movie "Billy Madison" came out, in which he had a starring role. The film was a big hit and brought in over $26 million worldwide.