David Spade is a popular American actor, writer and a stand-up comedian. He had his major career breakthrough in the 90s with his recurring appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live’, which paved way for a successful film and TV career. Known mostly for his comedy roles, some of the most notable films of his career are ‘Tommy Boy’, ‘Black Sheep’, ‘Joe Dirt’ series and the ‘Grown Ups’ series. He never quite made it as a leading star, and mostly appeared in guest roles and side characters.
He started small in the 80s with insignificant roles in films such as ‘Police Academy 4’, ‘Reality Bites’ and ‘PCU’, and remained un-credited for most of the films that he did. Only after the successful stint that he had with ‘Saturday Night Live’ that he managed to come into the eyes of mainstream filmmakers.
Overtime, he managed to get voice acting stints for some major roles in films such as ‘Jungle Master’, ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’, ‘Lil’ Pin’ and ‘The Ragrats Movie’.
Alex, a 35 years old video game tester is forced to move in with his grandmother Lily and her two wacky roommates. But the three older women serve as a constant distraction for Alex’s professional life. Meanwhile, Alex falls in love with co-worker, Samantha, but his rival J.P. is adamant about destroying Alex.
Five friends win their junior high basketball championship, and celebrate at a lake house with their coach. Thirty years later, when the coach dies, the friends decide to meet again with their families and spend the Fourth of July weekend together at the lake house. However, each is a grownup with his/her own unique personality and problems. Can they survive together?
Close firefighter friends, womanizer Chuck Levine and widower Larry Valentine, get into a domestic partnership after Larry learns that he cannot name his children as beneficiaries for insurance policy. They are forced to move in together after the pension department begins investigation of possible fraud, and making things more complicated, Chuck falls for their beautiful lawyer Alex McDonough.
Three years after the events of the first film, the childhood friends reconnect once more after Lenny Feder relocates his family to his hometown Stanton where Eric, Kurt, and Marcus live with their families. However, this time around, the grown ups will be learning lessons from their kids on the last day of school.
Kuzco, the young egotistic emperor of the Inca Empire, fires his cunning adviser Yzma and is turned into a llama in a botched assassination plot by the latter. He must now make a deal with peasant llama herder Pacha, whose family home he had ordered to be demolished to build a water park for himself.
Count Dracula is raising his only daughter Mavis in his monsters only 5-star hotel in Transylvania. Complications arise when an ordinary human Johnny Loughran accidentally reaches the hotel and falls in love with Mavis. While initially trying to keep the two separate, Dracula realizes their love for each other and brings them together.
The sequel finds Johnny and Mavis married with the blessings of her vampire father Dracula, and raising their child, Dennis, in Transylvania. But when Dennis doesn’t show his vampire side, Dracula enlists the help of his friends to unleash his potential. Things get hilariously complicated when Drac’s human-hating father Vlad shows up.
David Spade Awards
|Tommy Boy||Best On-Screen Duo||1996|