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Norm MacDonald

Norm MacDonald, a major comedic presence, is perhaps best known for his dry and witty delivery of the fake news on Saturday Night Live for five seasons. Aside from his notable characterizations of Bob Dole and Burt Reynolds on the long-running late-night institution, Macdonald proved that his acerbic wit and writing were not limited to just the small screen. He currently has his own series on ABC, The Norm Show.

His film credits include Dirty Work, which in addition to starring in he co-wrote; Dr. Dolittle, in which he voiced the character of Lucky the Dog; Billy Madison, opposite fellow Saturday Night Live alum Adam Sandier; Milos Forman's Academy Awards -nominated The People vs. Larry Flynt; and Forman's Man on the Moon with Jim Carrey.

A native of Quebec City, Canada, Macdonald began his stand-up career 11 years ago in comedy clubs throughout Canada. Upon moving to Los Angeles, he became a writer on ABC's hit series Roseanne. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Norm MacDonald Facts

Birth Name Norman Gene MacDonald
BirthdayOctober 17, 1963 (58)
BirthplaceQuebec City, Quebec, Canada
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Norm MacDonald compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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