Norm Macdonald, Iconic Comedian and Saturday Night Live Alum, Dead at 61

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Macdonald passed away after a private nine-year battle with cancer.
Norm Macdonald at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto in 2016. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

Norm Macdonald, the Canadian comedian best known for his role as Weekend Update anchor on Saturday Night Live, has died at 61, nine years after being diagnosed with cancer.

Macdonald's management firm Brillstein Entertainment reportedly told Deadline that the comedian had died.

His longtime producing partner and friend Lori Jo Hoekstra was reportedly with the comedian when he died.

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