Veteran comedians have been fighting cancer personally for nearly a decade.
Washington — According to media reports, comedian Norm Macdonald, a beloved cast member of Saturday Night Live and starring in countless films, died at the age of 61.
McDonald’s management company Told to DEADLINE McDonald’s has been fighting cancer personally for nine years and died Tuesday morning.
His longtime producing partner, Lori Joe Hookstra, told the outlet that McDonald’s wants to keep his health problems private.
Variety, TMZ and other outlets later confirmed McDonald’s death.
McDonald’s got off to a start as a writer for “Rosanne”. According to variety.. He was a cast member of “SNL” from 1993 to 1998 and fixed the show’s Weekend Update segment for three seasons. After leaving “SNL,” he starred in his own television series, “Gnome Show,” which aired on ABC for three seasons.
As the news of McDonald’s death spread, fellow comedians and fans praised social media.
Comedian Steve Martin said: “We loved Norm Macdonald. It’s unique.”
comedian Declared by Jon Stewart “No one could break you like Norm Macdonald. It’s cheerful and unique.”
Comedian Patton Oswalt said: “Goodbye, gnome. You weren’t 100% cheerful.”
Actor Josh Gad He called him “one of the most underrated and hilarious SNL performers.”
“Norm Macdonald was always seemingly smart, always independent, and completely original. It’s a big loss.” “Wait, wait, don’t tell me,” tweeted host Peter Sagal...
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Norm Macdonald died at the age of 61 after years of private cancer fighting
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