Sandler Wins Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Adam Sandler wins one of the most prestigious honors in comedy. 

Adam Sandler wins one of the most prestigious honors in comedy.  Sadler is named the recipient of the 24th Mark Twain Award for American Humor.

Sander’s movie credits include Billy MadisonHappy GilmoreGrown UpsBig Daddy, The Wedding Singer and the Netflix films Hustle and The Meyerowitz Stories. His multi-hyphenate career includes acting, writing, producing and songwriting.  Among the other comedians who’ve won the Mark Twain Prize are Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg, Bob Newhart, George Carlin, Lily Tomlin, Eddie Murphy, Tina Fey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jon Stewart.