Tributes to Norm Macdonald started pouring in Tuesday afternoon after information broke that the beloved comic died at age 61.
The “Saturday Night Live” alum’s demise got here 9 years after he was recognized with most cancers. In accordance with longtime collaborator and good friend Lori Jo Hoekstra, Macdonald had requested that the majority of his well being points be stored non-public. On the time of his passing, he was scheduled to participate within the New York Comedy Pageant this November.
Macdonald, who was born in Quebec Metropolis, Canada, wrote for “The Dennis Miller Present” and “Roseanne” earlier than becoming a member of the “SNL” forged in 1993. His famously deadpan style has been cited as an affect by quite a few forged members, in addition to different outstanding comedians, within the years since then.
“Oh fuck. I used to be an enormous fan of Norm Macdonald and I basically ripped off his supply once I first began performing,” Seth Rogen tweeted Tuesday. “I might keep up particularly to look at him on speak reveals. He was the funniest visitor of all time. We misplaced a comedy large at the moment. One of many the all time greats. RIP.”
Added Jon Stewart: “Nobody might make you break like Norm Macdonald. Hilarious and distinctive. Fuck most cancers.”
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