Dennis Dugan

Dennis Dugan

  • Born on
    • September 5th, 1946
American director, comedian, and actor Dennis Dugan started his acting career in 1972, appearing in the 1973 made for TV movie” The Girl Most Likely to...”  He is well known for his frequent collaborations with comedic actor Adam Sandler. Dennis has also made a career as a television and film director, and appears in cameo parts in many of his films. Dugan has directed episodes of such television series as Moonlighting (was also a guest star in some episodes), Ally McBeal, and NYPD Blue.  Dugan's latest film was “Just Go With It”, which is his sixth film with Sandler. The film also starred Jennifer Aniston and Brooklyn Decker. Dugan married actress Joyce Van Patten in 1973 and divorced her fourteen years later. Now he is married to Sharon O'Connor and has a son named Kelly Dugan.


Acting (20 Credits)

2020Love, Weddings & Other Disasters as Eddie Stone
2013Grown Ups 2 as Dr. Larry
2008You Don't Mess with the Zohan as Homeless Guy
2006The Benchwarmers as Coach Bellows
2001Saving Silverman as Referee
1999Big Daddy as Reluctant Trick-or-Treat Giver (uncredited)
1996Happy Gilmore as Doug Thompson
1990Problem Child as All American Dad
1989Parenthood as David Brodsky
1988The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking as Mr. Settigren
1988She's Having a Baby as Bill
1987Can't Buy Me Love as David Miller
1985Water as Rob
1981The Howling as Chris
1979Unidentified Flying Oddball as Tom Trimble
1976Harry and Walter Go to New York as Lewis
1975Night Moves as boy
1975Smile as Logan
1975The Day of the Locust as Apprentice #3
1973The Girl Most Likely to... as Charlie Elliott

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