Happy Gilmore 25 years old

He doesn't play golf... he destroys it.

Happy Gilmore

Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an attractive tour publicist tries to soften Happy's image.


Carl Weathers
Carl Weathers


Kevin Nealon
Kevin Nealon


Christopher McDonald
Christopher McDonald

Shooter McGavin

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler

Happy Gilmore

Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller

Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)

Happy Gilmore Cast

Name Character
Carl Weathers He was 48, now 73 years old as Chubbs
Christopher McDonald He was 41, now 66 years old as Shooter McGavin
Ben Stiller He was 30, now 55 years old as Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)
Richard Kiel He was 57, 75 years old when he died as Mr. Larson
Frances Bay She was 77, 92 years old when she died as Grandma Gilmore
Dennis Dugan He was 49, now 75 years old as Doug Thompson
Adam Sandler He was 29, now 55 years old as Happy Gilmore
Allen Covert He was 31, now 57 years old as Otto
Julie Bowen She was 25, now 51 years old as Virginia Venit
Will Sasso He was 20, now 46 years old as Mover
Ian Boothby He was 46, now 71 years old as Guy on Green
Robert Smigel He was 36, now 61 years old as IRS Agent
Kevin Nealon He was 42, now 67 years old as Potter
Joe Flaherty He was 54, now 80 years old as Jeering Fan
Ken Camroux-Taylor as Coach
Ellie Harvie She was 30, now 55 years old as Registrar
Bob Barker He was 72, now 97 years old as Himself
Jared Van Snellenberg He was 15, now 40 years old as Happy's Waterbury Caddy
Lee Trevino He was 56, now 81 years old as Himself
Verne Lundquist He was 55, now 81 years old as Announcer

Happy Gilmore Crew

Name Department
Jeff Gourson as Editor. He was 50 (now 75) years old Editing
Jack Giarraputo as Co-Producer. He was 3 (now 21) years old Production
Robert Simonds as Producer. He was 32 (now 57) years old Production
William Heslup as Production Designer. Production
Arthur Albert as Director of Photography. He was 49 (now 75) years old Camera
Steve R. Moore as Editor. Editing
Tish Monaghan as Costume Designer. Costume & Make-Up
Bernie Brillstein as Executive Producer. He was 64 (77) years old when He died Production
Tim Herlihy as Screenplay. He was 29 (now 55) years old Writing
Dennis Dugan as Director. He was 49 (now 75) years old Directing
Sandy Wernick as Executive Producer. Production
Brent Woolsey as Stunt Coordinator. He was 37 (now 63) years old Crew
Happy Gilmore poster
Happy Gilmore (25 years)

He doesn't play golf... he destroys it.

  • Release day: Friday, February 16, 1996
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Budget: 10000000.00
  • Revenue: 41000000.00