BREAKING: Comedian Norm Macdonald Dead at Age 61
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Comedian Norm Macdonald, known best for his role as Saturday Night Live's (SNL) "Weekend Update" host from 1993-1998, has died of cancer. He was 61 years old....
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The deadpan Canadian comic's demise was confirmed to Deadline by his management firm Brillstein Entertainment.

Macdonald, known for edgy jokes and never pulling punches, had been fighting cancer privately for nine years.

New York City comedy club audiences in the '90s were frequently treated to Macdonald stopping by unannounced to do "guest spots," where he would rehearse jokes for the upcoming "Weekend Update" on SNL.

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