Norm MacDonald

Norman Gene "Norm" Macdonald is a Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, producer and actor. He is best known for his five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, which included anchoring Weekend Update for three years. Early in his career, he wrote for the sitcom Roseanne and made appearances on shows including The Drew Carey Show and NewsRadio. He starred in The Norm Show from 1999 to 2001. Comedy Central named him #83 on the five-part miniseries 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. He is noted as a favorite talk show guest of David Letterman, Howard Stern, Dennis Miller, and Conan O'Brien. His brother is Canadian journalist Neil Macdonald, of CBC News.

Known For


Cast Credits

The Orville (2017)
Guest starring as Yaphit (4 episodes)
Girlboss (2017)
Guest starring as Rick (3 episodes)
Skylanders Academy (2016)
Starring as Glumshanks
Mike Tyson Mysteries (2014)
Starring as Pigeon (20 episodes)
Gotham Comedy Live (2013)
Guest starring as Norm MacDonald
Just for Laughs: All Access (2012)
Guest starring as Host
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Norm MacDonald (2 episodes)
The Middle (2009)
Guest starring as Rusty Heck (9 episodes)
My Name is Earl (2005)
Guest starring as Little Chubby
Last Comic Standing (2003)
Starring as Judge
Norm (1999)
Starring as Norm Henderson
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)
Guest starring as Norm MacDonald (3 episodes)
NewsRadio (1995)
Guest starring as Roger
  • Episode 3x25: Injury (Jun 5, 1997)
The Late Show with David Letterman (1993)
Guest starring as Norm MacDonald (14 episodes)
The ESPYs (1993)
Starring as Host
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Starring as Norm MacDonald
Guest starring as Norm MacDonald (2 episodes)