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Norm Macdonald Hates Barbara Walters, Says Bill Clinton "Killed a Guy" on The View

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MacDonald was born Norman Gene MacDonald in Québec City, Québec on October 17, 1963. He began his career in stand-up comedy. MacDonald's first job was writing for The Dennis Miller Show (1992) and then Roseanne (1988). While writing for Roseanne (1988), he was noticed by Lorne Michaels, who liked Norm's stand up, and gave him his job on Saturday Night Live (1975). MacDonald became widely popular when he became the Weekend Update anchor with his trademark line "Now the fake news." He lasted from September 24, 1994, to December 13, 1997, when he was fired by Don Ohlmeyer, president of NBC on the west coast. MacDonald's last weekend update was December 13, 1997, and he left the show in March 1998. His movie Dirty Work (1998), which he began working on in the summer of 1997, came out 2 months later. In March 1999, his show, called Norm (1999), came out on ABC and had a 3-season run. During the time, he starred in the movie Screwed (2000), opposite Dave Chappelle. funny,norm macdonald (tv writer),stand-up comedy (tv genre),the view (tv program),comedy,humor,artie lange,humour (tv genre),sketch,funny comedy,best comedy,best joke,funny video,funny jokes,funny joke,joke,live,j...,stand up,rare,comedian (profession),conan o'brien,sarah silverman (celebrity),jay mohr,howard stern,jim breuer,adam sandler,phil hartman,david spade,colin quinn,dennis miller,sketch comedy,tim meadows