Comedian and ex Saturday night live Norm Macdonald, a cast member of the veteran NBC midnight sketch comedy series from 1993 to 1998, died on Tuesday after nine years of private fighting against cancer.
“He was most proud of his comedy,” said Lori Jo Hoekstram, a friend of McDonald’s and a producer of Deadline. “He never wanted the diagnosis to affect the audience or the perspective of his loved ones. Norm was a pure cartoon. He once said,” Joke should surprise someone. , Never overrun. ” He certainly never overrun. Norms will be severely lost. “
Born October 17, 1959 in Quebec City, Canada, McDonald’s first performance at the Comedy was at a stand-up club in Ottawa, where he regularly appeared in amateur nights in the mid-1980s. In 1990, he appeared as a contestant in Star search.. Two years later he was hired as a writer for ABC Sitcom Roseanne Before you stop participating Saturday night live..
McDonald’s, known for his personality impressions such as Burt Reynolds, Larry King, David Letterman, Quentin Tarantino, and politician Bob Dole, SNL 20 seasons.
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