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Standup comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member from 1993 to 1998 who anchored Weekend Update. He appeared in numerous Adam Sandler films including Billy Madison and Grown Ups and hosted the Sports Show with Norm Macdonald on Comedy Central in 2011.
He began his career by performing in local comedy clubs in Ottawa. He later started his career in entertainment by writing for the hit show Roseanne.
He was famously fired from SNL because NBC West Coast Executive Don Ohlmeyer didn’t think he was funny but many believe Ohlmeyer’s friendship with OJ Simpson, who was often mocked on Update, was the cause.
He had a son named Dylan with Connie Macdonald, whom he was married to from 1988 until 1996. He had two brothers, Leslie and Neil Macdonald, who both became journalists with the CBC.
He was Conan O’Brien’s favorite guest.
Interesting Facts about Norm Macdonald
Norm Macdonald has a net worth of 2000000 US dollars.
He is 6 feet tall, which translates to 185 cm.
Norm Macdonald was 61 Years old when he died. He was born in 1959, and died in 2021.
His place of birth is Quebec City, Canada, and his zodiac sign is Libra.
Norm Macdonald weighs 187 pounds, which is the same as 85 kg.
Personal Quotes by Norm Macdonald
I’m happy doing stand-up, but I’ll probably do a television show eventually. If not, I’ll delve into this Internet world and decide best how to harness it. What I like best about it is the independent movie style and the ability to just be completely reckless within that world. I like that a lot. I just have to acquaint myself with technology.Norm Macdonald
So much in L.A. is waiting. It’s so irritating. That’s what’s good about stand-up. You can go away, and you don’t have to sit and wait by your phone. But it is very frustrating.Norm Macdonald
My dad had this thing – everyone in Canada wants to play hockey; that’s all they want to do. So when I was a kid, whenever we skated my dad would not let us on the ice without hockey sticks, because of this insane fear we would become figure skaters!Norm Macdonald
It’s a very odd thing with Hollywood, where you do stand-up, you’re good at it, then they go, ‘How would you like to be a horrible actor?’ Then you say, ‘All right, that sounds good. I’ll do that.’Norm Macdonald
With the computer and stuff, the difference between a rich guy and a poor guy, to me, is nothing. Because I don’t like big houses, I don’t drive a car, so you know, I just live in a small apartment and I have my computer, which is really cool.Norm Macdonald