Norm Macdonald at the Grove of Anaheim
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The last date listed for Comedian Norm Macdonald was Saturday October 1, 2011 / 8:00pm.
Norm Macdonald is bringing the laughs to City National Grove of Anaheim. Macdonald is best known from his five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, where he anchored Weekend Update for three years. He has also done numerous television and movie appearances.
Macdonald began Saturday Night Live back in 1993, and bursting on to the scene with his hilarious impressions of celebrities such as Burt Reynolds, Bob Dole, David Letterman, Larry King, and many more. He appeared on the September 1999 Saturday Night Live primetime special celebrating the program’s 25th year on the air. Macdonald even came back to _SNL for the show’s 34th season finale to do his famous Burt Reynolds impression in the Celebrity Jeopardy skit with Will Ferrell, who played Jeopardy_ host Alex Trebek. As the anchor of the Weekend Update segment, Macdonald often referenced major news and pop culture stories of the day. The O.J. Simpson trial and Michael Jackson’s highly publicized divorce from Lisa Marie Presley provided the inspiration for some of Macdonald’s best performances.
Soon after_ Saturday Night Live,_ Macdonald co-wrote and starred in the movie Dirty Work, with Jack Warden, Don Rickles, Chevy Chase, Chris Farley, Artie Lange and Adam Sandler. Later that year, Macdonald voiced the character of Lucky the dog in the Eddie Murphy remake of Dr. Dolittle. He also continued his character in the sequels Dr. Dolittle 2 and Dr. Dolittle 3. In 1999, Macdonald starred in the sitcom _The Norm Show _(later renamed Norm), co-starring Laurie Metcalf, Artie Lange and Ian Gomez, which ran for three seasons on ABC.
Macdonald became a frequent guest of Conan O’Brien, and has also kept busy with many shows and appearances on Comedy Central, including The Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget. In 2011, Comedy Central aired his stand-up special Me Doing Stand-Up and a sports news parody entitled _Sports Show with Norm Macdonald. _