September 14, 2021“Norm was in a comedy genre of his own,” tweeted Sarah Silverman. “No one like him on this planet. Please do yourself a favour and watch his stuff. ”Macdonald, the son of two schoolteachers, was raised in Quebec City, Canada.
He was a stand-up comic and briefly a writer for the sitcom Roseanne when he was picked to join the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1993.
He became known for his esoteric impressions, including Burt Reynolds, who gave Will Ferrell’s Alex Trebek character grief on Celebrity Jeopardy.
He also impersonated Bob Dole, Larry King and David Letterman. Gallery: The best death scenes in cinema history (Espresso)His deadpan style and skills as a writer made him the choice to host Weekend Update.Read more on msn.com