Norm Macdonald died at the age of 61 due to cancer

Norm Macdonald
Norm Macdonald

Norm McDonald is remembered by the comedy community as funny and unique.

Norm Macdonald
Norm Macdonald


The comedy community paid tribute to Norm MacDonald, who died after a private battle a nine-year-old cancer at the age of 61.


Comedian Norm MacDonald, the former Saturday night live writer and actor who was the host of the weekend update when Bill Clinton and OJ Simpson were fed comic fodder in the 1990s, has died.


According to Brilstein Entertainment Partners, his management company in Los Angeles, MacDonald, 61, died of cancer on Tuesday after nine years of cancer.

He did not reach the same television heights after being fired from SNL in 1998, but was a tireless stand-up comic and popular talk show host, whose death sparked outbursts from fellow comedians.

Norm had the unique comedic voice I encountered, and he was relentless and uncompromising. I will never laugh hard again. I’m very sorry for all of us today, ”Conan O’Brien wrote on Twitter.

“Each of us loved nature. Some hard laughs in my life with this man . The most fearless funny original guy we know. Incredible dad. A best friend. A legend. Love you friend,” Adam Chandler wrote on Instagram.

“Norm was in his own comedy genre. There is no one like him on this planet. Please do yourself a favor and look at his things. he was one of all time,” Sarah Silverman wrote on Twitter.

“He is one of our precious stones. He is an honest and courageous comedian. I love him,” Jim Carrey said via Twitter.


“The world was a lot of fun because Norm McDonald was in it. We lost a comedian and a great Canadian.

I send my condolences to his loved ones and the countless fans who mourn his passing ,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote on Twitter.

Other tributes came from Seth Rogen, Patton Oswald, Steve Martin and John Stewart. “Today is a sad day.

SNL in all of us Norm MacDonald’s loss condolence notifying it of his or any other generation the most impact on the comedy voices, one of the.

Norm we missed that there are many things – his unbridled honesty first of his generosity to the surprise of his constant skill up. But all And he was simply having fun .