Norm MacDonald, Saturday Night Live actor and Billy Madison, dies at 61 Rolling Stone

Canadian actor and comedian Norma MacDonaldknown primarily for his work on Live Saturday Night in the 1990s, in Billy Madison: The Foolish Heir (1995) e Revenge on Order (1998), died at age 61 after a personal battle with cancer, according to information from ROUNDthrough Deadlines.

In an exclusive statement to Deadlinesold production partner Lori Jo Hoekstrawho with Norma MacDonald at the time of death according to Deadlinesrevealed that he had been battling cancer for nearly a decade.

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“He’s very proud of [trabalhos com a] comedy. He never wanted the diagnosis to affect how the public or his loved ones saw it. Norm it’s pure comedy. He once wrote that ‘a joke has to surprise someone, it can’t be fun’. He definitely never took advantage. lack of Norm will be very felt,” said Hoekstra to Deadlines.

Born October 17, 1959 in Quebec City, Canada, MacDonald started his career as a comedian at a local club before getting a chance as a comedy series writer Roseanne in the early 1990s.

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After two seasons, MacDonald move to Live Saturday Night not segment Weekend Update. There he lived until 1998, when he faced problems with his head NBCprogram announcer, Don Ohlmeyerthrough ROUND.

Apart from working SNLthe star appeared in several films Adam Sandlerincluding Billy Madison: The Foolish Heir (1995), What are you laughing at?(2009), Everyone Has Twins They Deserve(2011) e great people (2010). This actor also starred Revenge on Order(1998) e The People vs Larry Flint (1996) among other features.

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