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Norm MacDonald

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17, 1959
Quebec City, Canada
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17, 1959 (age 61)
Quebec City, Canada


Saturday Night Live cast member from 1993 to 1998 who anchored Weekend Update. He has 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.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

He had a son named Dylan with Connie Macdonald, whom he was married to from 1988 until 1996. He has two brothers, Leslie and Neil Macdonald, who both became journalists with the CBC.

Associated With

He has appeared on The Drew Carey Show.