Norm MacDonald – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Norm MacDonald died at age 61, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding comedian Norm MacDonald's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Standup comedian and Saturday Night Live cast member from 1993 to 1998 who anchored Weekend Update. He appeared in numerous Adam Sandler films including Billy Madison and Grown Ups and hosted the Sports Show with Norm Macdonald on Comedy Central in 2011.

He began his career by performing in local comedy clubs in Ottawa. He later started his career in entertainment by writing for the hit show Roseanne.

He was famously fired from SNL because NBC West Coast Executive Don Ohlmeyer didn’t think he was funny but many believe Ohlmeyer’s friendship with OJ Simpson, who was often mocked on Update, was the cause.

How did Norm MacDonald die?

Norm MacDonald's death was caused by leukemia.

Information about the death of Norm MacDonald
Cause of deathLeukemia
Age of death61 years
BirthdayOctober 17, 1959
Death dateSeptember 14, 2021
Place of deathPasadena, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"In math, you could get 100 percent. It was very fair. That's what I liked about math. You could figure it out, and the teacher couldn't have a stupid opinion about it."

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"I never had any interest in sitcoms or motion pictures or anything like that."

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"I watch political shows for a number of weeks in a row, and all I see are guys arguing with each other over issues I have no idea about. My brother, he loves war-torn places. My dad would always read the paper and tell me I should watch CNN, but I usually wind up watching 'Breaking Bad.'"

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"I don't really like doing big stand-up. Whenever I do theaters, I don't like 'em. I don't think they're right for stand-up. I've seen people in theaters, and it just doesn't work, because you're talking to the guy next to you the whole time."

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"I don't have any ego about it, but I find there's not a great work ethic in show business. A lot of people are in it to make money, and coming from stand-up, you have to work so hard because almost nothing works, and if you lose the audience for three minutes, you're dead."

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