The comedian Norm MacDonald passed away at age 61, respectable.
Biography - A Short Wiki
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.
How did Norm MacDonald die?
Leukemia caused Norm MacDonald's death in 2021.
|Cause of death||Leukemia|
|Age of death||61 years|
|Birthday||October 17, 1959|
|Death date||September 14, 2021|
|Place of death||Pasadena, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"If you're watching a comedian on television and he's making a political point, I would say he's gotten too serious."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
"Stand-up has the best writers, because it's the hardest writing by a million miles."Norm MacDonald
"I like to do talk show appearances where I get to just be myself, and I do stand-up where I can completely be myself. That's what I've always loved the most, of anything."Norm MacDonald
"I never had any interest in sitcoms or motion pictures or anything like that."Norm MacDonald