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Report: Comedian Norm Macdonald Dies At 61

Norm Macdonald died after a long battle with cancer.

By CBS Los Angeles , in Los Angeles , at September 14, 2021

original article published at https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2021/09/14/report-comedian-norm-macdonald-dies-at-61/

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Legendary comedian, actor and writer Norm Macdonald has passed away at the age of 61.

FILE — Norm MacDonald performs on stage at the Saban Community Clinic’s 50th Anniversary Dinner Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Nov. 13, 2017 in Beverly Hills. (Getty Images)

Macdonald died after a long battle with cancer, according to Variety.

The Canadian actor is best known for being a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1993-1998, where he hosted Weekend Update. He had numerous film and television credits, including “Billy Madison,” “Doctor Dolittle,” “Roseanne,” “The Middle,” “Family Guy” and “The Orville.”

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