5 facts about Adam Sandler and Kevin James

    Block 8 featured celebrity video appearances by Adam Sandler (a returner from last year) and Kevin James. You may have seen plenty of their movies, but how much do you actually know about them? Here's five more facts on each of them.

    Adam Sandler:

    1. In the '80s, Sandler played Theo's friend Smitty on The Cosby Show.

    2. Sandler lived with writer and director Judd Apatow when they were both starting out.

    3. Before Johnny Depp, Sandler was considered for the role of Willy Wonka in 2005's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

    4. Sandler has dogs named Meatball and Matzoball. Cute, right?

    5. He performed at the 2004 Republican National Convention.

    Kevin James:

    1. James was on his wrestling team in high school.

    2. Before dropping out of college to pursuing comedy, James majored in sports medicine.

    3. James' real last name is Knipfing.

    4. He had a recurring role on Everybody Loves Raymond, before landing his own sitcom.

    5. In 2006, James was nominated for an Emmy.


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