'You were never not 100% hilarious.” Fellow comedians and others are paying tribute to standup comic and “Saturday Night Live” star Norm Macdonald , who died Tuesday at 61.
NEW YORK (AP) — Reactions to the death of Norm Macdonald , who died of cancer Tuesday at age 61.
By The Associated PressSeptember 14, 2021 GMTFILE - Norm Macdonald hosts the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on March 13, 2016. Macdonald, a comedian and former cast member on "Saturday Night Live," died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, after a nine-year battle with cancer that he kept private, according to Brillstein Entertainment Partners, his management firm in Los Angeles. He was 61. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
FILE - Norm Macdonald hosts the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on March 13, 2016. Macdonald, a comedian and former cast member on "Saturday Night Live," died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, after a nine-year battle with cancer that he kept private, according to Brillstein Entertainment Partners, his management firm in Los Angeles. He was 61. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — Reactions to the death ofNorm Macdonald, who died of cancerTuesday at age 61.“I am absolutely devastated about Norm Macdonald. Norm had the most unique comedic voice I have ever encountered and he was so relentlessly and uncompromisingly funny. I will never laugh that hard again. I’m so sad for all of us today.” — headtopics.com
Conan O’Brienon Twitter.“Every one of us loved Norm. Some of the hardest laughs of my life with this man. Most fearless funny original guy we knew. An incredible dad. A great friend. A legend. Love u pal.” —Adam Sandleron Instagram.“Norm was in a comedy genre of his own. No one like him on this planet. Please do yourself a favor and watch his stuff. He was one of a kind of all time” —
on Twitter.ADVERTISEMENT“He was one of our most precious gems. An honest and courageous comedy genius. I love him.” —Jim Carrey, via Twitter.“The world was a much funnier place because Norm Macdonald was in it. We’ve lost a comedic genius, and a great Canadian. Sending my condolences to his loved ones and countless fans mourning his passing.” —
Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, on Twitter.“Norm was a great talent, and I loved laughing with him on SNL. (asterisk)Bob Dole(asterisk) will miss Norm Macdonald.” — FormerSenator Bob Dole, who Macdonald often played on “Saturday Night Live,” via Twitter.
“He was an original. When I watched young comics on the early comedy TV shows, like The Improv or Catch a Rising Star, I’d study each comic’s style and think, oh yeah, he’s doing Leno or he’s doing Letterman or he’s doing Rickles. When Norm came on, I said he’s not doing anybody.” — Bob Newhart, in an emailed statement. headtopics.com
“We loved Norm MacDonald. One of a kind.” —Steve Martin, via Twitter. Read more: The Associated Press »
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Norm Macdonald Dies: Influential Comedian & Former ‘SNL’ Weekend Update Anchor Was 61 Norm Macdonald , whose laconic delivery of sharp and incisive observations made him one of Saturday Night Live‘s most influential and beloved cast members, died today after a nine-year private battle with cancer. He was 61. Macdonald’s death was announced to Deadline by his management firm Brillstein Entertainment . The comedian’s longtime producing partner and friend Lori […] Whaaaat Didn’t even know he was sick. Terrible 😲 I loved Norm. He released some stand-up and a book not all that long ago. I'm not saying this is fake news, but if this turns out to be a big prank that would be very on-brand for Norm. RIP Norm, you're a legend & you'll be missed.
Norm Macdonald Dead at 61 After Private Battle with CancerThe legendary comic passed away Tuesday after battling cancer for nearly a decade. Wait ... what? Sheesh. Mannnnn. RIP, Norm. RIP Sir
Norm Macdonald, 'Saturday Night Live' Alum, Dead at 61Comedy icon and former SNL cast member Norm MacDonald has died at 61 after a private nine-year battle with cancer. Sooo sad 😢 RIP So sad!!
Norm Macdonald, former 'Saturday Night Live' player and stand-up comic, dies at 61The stand-up comedian had been privately battling cancer for nearly a decade. That is 😔 damn. He was great
'SNL' Alum Norm Macdonald Dead At 61The comedian and former host of 'Weekend Update' on the NBC sketch show had reportedly been battling cancer for nearly 10 years. Oh no!! RIP. He was a legend 🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍 His dry sense of humor and timing was great. God bless his family. RIP Mr. MacDonald
Norm Macdonald, Comedian and Former ‘Saturday Night Live’ Anchorman, Dies at 61He also had his own ABC sitcom and appeared in films like 'Dirty Work' and 'Funny People.' Wow. That makes me really sad. Rest In Peace, funny man. 🌿🌹🌿🌹🌿🌹R.I.P., Norm. 😢. An absolute legend. Always cheered me up. RIP Norm..