O'Brien, Carrey, Dole praise 'comedy genius' Norm Macdonald

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NEW YORK — Reactions to the death of Norm Macdonald, who died of cancer Tuesday at age 61. "I am absolutely devastated about Norm Macdonald. Norm had the most unique comedic voice I have ever encountered and he was so relentlessly and uncompromisingly funny. I will never laugh that hard
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Norm Macdonald, a "Saturday Night Live" cast member best known as the host of Weekend Update, died Tuesday. He was 61. Macdonald succumbed to a...

NEW YORK — Reactions to the death of Norm Macdonald, who died of cancer Tuesday at age 61.

"I am absolutely devastated about Norm Macdonald. Norm had the most unique comedic voice I have ever encountered and he was so relentlessly and uncompromisingly funny. I will never laugh that hard again. I'm so sad for all of us today." — Conan O'Brien on Twitter.

"Every one of us loved Norm. Some of the hardest laughs of my life with this man. Most fearless funny original guy we knew. An incredible dad. A great friend. A legend. Love u pal." — Adam Sandler on Instagram.

"Norm was in a comedy genre of his own. No one like him on this planet. Please do yourself a favor and watch his stuff. He was one of a kind of all time" — Sarah Silverman on Twitter.

"He was one of our most precious gems. An honest and courageous comedy genius. I love him." — Jim Carrey, via Twitter.

My dear friend Norm MacDonald passed after a brave 10 year battle. He was one of our most precious gems. An honest and courageous comedy genius. I love him. — Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey)…
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