Comedian Norm Macdonald Has Died At 61

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The Canadian stand-up comedian died from cancer on Tuesday. He was best known for his deadpan humor and work on television shows including Saturday Night Live.
Comedian Norm Macdonald Has Died At 61

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Comedian Norm Macdonald, a beloved Saturday Night Live cast member in the 1990s, has died. His management company confirmed that the 61-year-old had battled cancer for nine years.

"He was most proud of his comedy," his producing partner and friend Lori Jo Hoekstra told Deadline. "Norm was a pure comic. He once wrote that 'a joke should catch someone by surprise, it should never pander.' He certainly never pandered. Norm will be missed terribly."

SNL fans may remember Macdonald as an anchor on the show's "Weekend Update"…
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