Lorne Michaels honors late ‘SNL’ star Norm Macdonald at Emmys

News of Norm Macdonald’s death shattered Hollywood just days before the Primetime Emmy Awards. And as the awards show unspooled on Sunday, the comedian’s peers took time to honor Macdonald, who died Tuesday at age 61 after a private nine-year bout with cancer. Appropriately enough, the biggest eulogy came from Lorne Michaels, who gave Macdonald … Read more

Norm Macdonald Was Always in on the Joke

When someone describes a comedian by saying, “They’re not for everyone,” they might mean a handful of things. That a given comedian might work so blue that Jesus would have a hard time forgiving them, say, or that their work is just too out there. Norm Macdonald, who passed away yesterday at the age of … Read more

Norm Macdonald Gets Late Night Tributes From Seth Meyers, James Corden, More – Deadline

Late-night hosts Seth Meyers and James Corden paid tribute on Tuesday to Norm Macdonald, who died following a nine-year private battle with cancer, at age 61. The most detailed and personal tribute came from the host of Late Night, McDonald’s fellow Saturday Night Live alum Seth Meyers, who called him a “fantastic comedian.” “He was the … Read more

Norm Macdonald dead: Canadian ‘SNL’ star dies at 61 – National

Norm Macdonald, the sardonic comedian from Quebec who rose to stardom on Saturday Night Live, has died after a prolonged battle with cancer. He was 61. Macdonald’s management team confirmed his death in a statement to Deadline and Variety on Tuesday. They said he’d been quietly dealing with a cancer diagnosis for nine years. … Read more