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About Norm Macdonald
Norm Macdonald was an amazing Canadian comedian, actor, producer and writer. He was widely known for appearing as a cast member on multiple seasons of Saturday Night Live (SNL) from 1993 to 1998, during which he anchored the show's famous sketch Weekend Update.
Away from his work on SNL, he is also known for portraying Norm Henderson on the television sitcom The Norm Show and Rusty Heck on the ABC family comedy series The Middle.
The comedian was the son of Ferne and Percy Macdonald. He was raised with two brothers, including older brother Neil Macdonald, who became a renowned journalist. He was married to Connie Vaillancourt from 1988 to 1996. The marriage produced a son named Dylan.
Macdonald’s death was caused by cancer, which he was diagnosed with several years before his demise.
He dropped out of high school at the age of 15.
He lost his dad in 1990 from heart disease.
The actor and comedian revealed that his addiction to gambling led to him losing all his money. He stated that at one point he lost around $400,000 due to gambling.
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Famous quotes by Norm Macdonald
Comedy is surprises, so if you're intending to make somebody laugh and they don't laugh, that's funny.Norm Macdonald
I don't really like politics that much. And I like the order and simplicity of sports. They have an ending. You can argue with your friends about it, but in the end you still like sports. I almost love the fantasy world of sports more than the real world.Norm Macdonald
I sort of try to write everything for me. I'm a huge sports fan but have no interest in minutiae. I don't remember who won Super Bowls five years ago or listen to sports talk radio. I'm trying to make sure the jokes are self-contained so they're accessible to everyone.Norm Macdonald
It got very tedious saying the same jokes in the same way with the same attitude.Norm Macdonald
F.A.Q. about Norm Macdonald
When is his birthday?
Norm Macdonald's birthday is on October 17, 1959.
In how many days is his birthday?
Norm Macdonald's birthday is in 31 days
How old was Norm Macdonald when he died?
He was 61 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 14, 2021.
Where was Norm Macdonald from?
He was born in Quebec City, Canada.
Norm Macdonald's Popularity
Norm Macdonald was a famous Canadian comedian and actor, who was born on October 17, 1959. As a person born on this date, Norm Macdonald is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (October 17) and the 57th most popular for the year (1959).
People born on October 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Norm Macdonald is the 862nd most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Norm Macdonald's birthday, Norm Macdonald is the 381st most famous Canadian.
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