Comedic actor whose best known films include Billy Madison, The Waterboy, Mr. Deeds, The Wedding Singer, Happy Gilmore and Big Daddy. He also voiced the character Dracula in the Hotel Transylvania movies.
In 1999, he founded a production company called Happy Madison, a title he created from combining the names of two of his films, Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison.
His mother Judy was a nursery school teacher and his father Stanley was an electrical engineer. He married actress Jacqueline Samantha Titone in June 2003, and the couple had two daughters together. His daughters' names are Sadie and Sunny Sandler.
He co-starred in Airheads with Brendan Fraser in 1994.