Norman Gene Macdonald born on 17 October 1959 in Quebec City. He is a citizen of Canada. Norm Macdonald was educated at Carleton University. He died on 14 September 2021 in Los Angeles from a cancer at age 61 years, 10 months.
He was a Canadian comedian.
Norm Macdonald has worked as a comedian, screenwriter, film actor, stand-up comedian, television producer, television presenter, voice actor and television actor.
He is also known as Norman Gene Macdonald.
On September 14, 2021, Macdonald died from acute leukemia at a hospital in Pasadena, California, at the age of 61. He had been diagnosed nine years prior, though he disclosed his diagnosis to only a few close friends and family members, fearing that revealing his condition to the public would "affect the way he was perceived", according to his brother Neil.
Among those who expressed their sorrow over his death via social-media channels included comedians Conan O'Brien, Dave Chappelle, Adam Sandler, Joe Rogan, David Letterman, David Spade, Artie Lange, Bob Saget, Jim Carrey, Bill Burr and multiple other fellow comedians, as well as musician Frank Stallone (whom Macdonald used repeatedly as a non-sequitur during Weekend Update) and former US Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (whom Macdonald played during his tenure at SNL). Both John Oliver and Lorne Michaels dedicated their victories at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards to Macdonald's memory. Fellow comic Dave Chappelle dedicated his 2021 comedy special "The Closer" in part to Norm Macdonald.