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Born: September 9, 1966 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1972:
Moved to Manchester, NH at age six
1983:
Debuted as a stand-up comic at Boston's Stitches Comedy Club at age 17
1987:
Played recurring role of Theo's pal Smitty on NBC's "The Cosby Show"
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Discovered by Dennis Miller while performing stand-up at The Improv in Los Angeles
1990:
Joined NBC's "Saturday Night Live" as a writer and occasional performer; became a featured player the following year
1992:
Feature film debut, "Shakes the Clown"
1993:
Released first comedy album <i>They're All Gonna Laugh at You!</i>
1994:
Landed supporting role in the feature film "Airheads"
1995:
First starring role as "Billy Madison"; co-wrote with former NYU roommate and close friend Tim Herlihy
1995:
"The Chanukah Song" (debuted on "SNL") became surprise hit on the radio at holiday time
1996:
Reteamed with Herlihy to write second starring vehicle "Happy Gilmore"; first collaboration with director Dennis Dugan
1998:
First appearance as a romantic lead, opposite Drew Barrymore in "The Wedding Singer"; written by Herlihy and directed by former NYU undergraduate pal Frank Coraci
1998:
First film to score big at the box-office, "The Waterboy"; co-written with Herlihy and directed by Coraci
1999:
Re-teamed with director Dugan for "Big Daddy"; also contributed to screenplay with Herlihy and produced
1999:
Executive produced and made uncredited cameo in the Rob Schneider vehicle "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo"
2000:
Co-wrote, executive produced and played title role in "Little Nicky"
2001:
Served as executive producer on the Rob Schneider vehicle "The Animal"
2002:
Starred opposite Winona Ryder in "Mr. Deeds," a loose reworking of "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"
2002:
First dramatic starring role, opposite Emily Watson in Paul Thomas Anderson's "Punch-Drunk Love"; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor
2002:
Wrote, produced and voiced many of the characters in the animated feature "Adam Sandler's 8 Crazy Nights."
2003:
Starred opposite Jack Nicholson in "Anger Management"
2004:
Re-teamed with Drew Barrymore for the comedy "50 First Dates"; also executive produced
2004:
Co-starred with Téa Leoni and Paz Vega in the James L. Brooks comedy "Spanglish"
2005:
Produced and starred as jailed ex-pro quarterback in the remake of the 1974 film "The Longest Yard"
2006:
Re-teamed with director Frank Coraci to star in the comedy "Click"
2007:
Starred as a 9/11 widower suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Mike Binder's "Reign Over Me"
2007:
Co-starred with Kevin James in the comedy "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry"
2008:
Played a Mossad agent who becomes a hair stylist in "You Don't Mess with the Zohan"; also wrote and produced
2008:
Starred in the family film "Bedtime Stories"
2009:
Starred in Judd Apatow's "Funny People" as seasoned comedian George Simmons who learns he has a terminal illness
2010:
Starred in and co-wrote the comedy "Grown Ups," about five friends who reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend; film also starred Kevin James and former "Saturday Night Live" cast members Chris Rock, David Spade, and Rob Schneider
2011:
Co-starred with Jennifer Aniston in the romantic comedy "Just Go With It"
2011:
Played dual starring roles in the family comedy "Jack and Jill"; seventh film collaboration with director Dennis Dugan
2012:
Co-starred with fellow "Saturday Night Live" (NBC) alum Andy Samberg as father and son in "That's My Boy"
2012:
Voiced Dracula in animated feature "Hotel Transylvania"
2013:
Starred in his first sequel, "Grown Ups 2"

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