How Did Norm MacDonald Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Norm MacDonald Died

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.

Information about the death of Norm MacDonald
Cause of deathLeukemia
Age of death61 years
BirthdayOctober 17, 1959
Death dateSeptember 14, 2021
Place of deathPasadena, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"If you're watching a comedian on television and he's making a political point, I would say he's gotten too serious."

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"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."

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"Stand-up has the best writers, because it's the hardest writing by a million miles."

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"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."

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"I never had any interest in sitcoms or motion pictures or anything like that."

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