24 Surprising Stories With Adam Sandler That Make Him The Coolest. He Did That For A Fan?

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20. He appeared as a guest star on The Cosby Show in 4 episodes from 1987-1988. He starred as Smitty, a friend of Theo's.

21. He first did stand-up when he was 17 years old, and continued to perform even after he went to college, doing shows all over at clubs and universities.

22. Adam Sandler was one of the final three actors considered for the role of Willy Wonka in the 2005 adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, along with Jim Carrey and Johnny Depp. The role ultimately went to Johnny Depp.

23. In Happy Gilmore, Bob Barker originally wasn't sure if he wanted to be in the movie.

He finally accepted when Adam Sandler told him that he would win the fight in the infamous scene between Barker and Happy.

24. In the animated movie Eight Crazy Nights, the character of Davey is based off a picture of Adam Sandler when he was 19 years old.

Davey's parents were voiced by Adam Sandler's real-life parents.

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