Adam Sandler was first in a few appearances on The Cosby Show and he wasn't famous then. A year later he starred in his first movie Going Overbeard and was very panned by Critics and has been on the bottom 100 on IMDB for a long time. In 1995 Adam Sandler started to become popular by being on Saturday Night Live and that same year Adam Sandler was in his first popular movie "Billy Madison". A year later he starred in his most popular movie "Happy Gilmore", which was also his first appearing with the director Dennis Dugan, who would later direct many of Adam Sandler's films. In the 90's also starred in "The Waterboy", "The Wedding Singer", and "Big Daddy". In 1999 Sandler made his own production company Happy Madison productions which the title was taken from both Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison. In 2011 he starred in the infamous "Jack and Jill".