Norm Macdonald

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Norm Macdonald
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Macdonald in 2016
Born
Norman Gene Macdonald

(1959-10-17)October 17, 1959
Quebec City, Canada
DiedSeptember 14, 2021(2021-09-14) (aged 61)
NationalityCanadian
Years active1985–2021
Spouse(s)
Connie Vaillancourt
(m. 1988; sep. 1999)
Children1
Relatives
Comedy career
Medium
  • Stand-up
  • television
  • film
Genres

Norman Gene Macdonald (October 17, 1959 – September 14, 2021) was a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer and actor. He was a cast member for five seasons of Saturday Night Live from 1993 to 1998. He wrote for the sitcom Roseanne. He co-created and starred in The Norm Show (1999–2001) and A Minute with Stan Hooper (2003). He hosted the podcast Norm Macdonald Live from 2013 to 2018. He also appeared as Mitch Weaver in the movie Dirty Work and as Lucky in five Dr. Dolittle movies.

Macdonald was born in Quebec City.[1] In 1988, he married Connie Vaillancourt. They legally separated in 1999. He had a son, Dylan (born 1993).

Macdonald died from leukemia in Pasadena, California, on September 14, 2021. He was 61.[2] He had been diagnosed with the disease nine years before his death.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Richards, Carla. "Norm Macdonald". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved June 14, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Evans, Greg (September 14, 2021). "Norm Macdonald Dies: Influential Comedian & Former 'SNL' Weekend Update Anchor Was 61". Deadline. Retrieved September 14, 2021.

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