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Lorne Michaels is a Actor, Scriptwriter, Producer and Thanks American born on 17 november 1944 at Toronto (Canada)

Lorne Michaels

Lorne Michaels
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Birth name Lorne Lipowitz
Nationality USA
Birth 17 november 1944 (79 years) at Toronto (Canada)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Lorne Michaels CM (born Lorne Lipowitz; November 17, 1944) is a Canadian-American television producer, writer, comedian, and actor, best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live, and producing the Late Night series (since 1993), and The Tonight Show (since 2014).


Michaels became a U.S. citizen in 1987. He has three children. He has been married three times, first to SNL writer Rosie Shuster (1967; div. 1980), then to model Susan Forristal (1984; div. 1987), and currently to his former assistant Alice Barry (1991 to present). Lorne has given money to the campaigns of Senators Barack Obama, Chris Dodd, Sonny Landham, and John McCain over the years.

Best films

Inside Out (2015)
Wayne's World (1992)
Mean Girls (2004)
Lost in Translation (2003)
Baby Mama (2008)
Wayne's World 2 (1993)

Usually with

Dan Aykroyd
Dan Aykroyd
(6 films)
Gary Weis
Gary Weis
(2 films)
Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner
(3 films)
Steve Martin
Steve Martin
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Lorne Michaels (33 films)

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Sandy Wexler, 2h11
Directed by Steven Brill
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Adam Sandler, Jennifer Hudson, Kevin James, Terry Crews, Rob Schneider, Colin Quinn
Roles Testimonial
Rating52% 2.6042252.6042252.6042252.6042252.604225
Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler) est un agent travaillant à Los Angeles dans les années 1990. Ses clients sont parmi les plus excentriques du show-business hollywoodien. Un jour, il tombe amoureux de Courtney Clarke (Jennifer Hudson), sa plus récente cliente, une chanteuse extrêmement talentueuse qu'il découvre dans un parc d'attraction.
Man on the Moon, 1h58
Directed by Miloš Forman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Historical, Romance
Themes Films about films
Actors Jim Carrey, Patton Oswalt, Danny DeVito, Courtney Love, Bob Zmuda, Paul Giamatti
Roles Self (uncredited)
Rating73% 3.6991053.6991053.6991053.6991053.699105
Andy Kaufman's (Jim Carrey) "foreign man" character appears in black and white, declaring that (due to massive editing), this is actually the end of the film, not the beginning. He plays a phonograph record alongside the credits before walking somberly off. Kaufman then comes back, and, in his normal voice, claiming he "had to get rid of the people who don't understand me, and don't want to try," he proceeds to show the story of his life on a film projector, starting with his childhood home in Great Neck, New York, circa 1957.
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash, 1h16
Directed by Eric Idle, Gary Weis
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Eric Idle, Michael Palin, George Harrison, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner
Roles Sleazy Merchandiser
Rating72% 3.6460953.6460953.6460953.6460953.646095
L'histoire d'un groupe fictif de Liverpool, "The Rutles", ressemblant étrangement aux Beatles...


¡Three Amigos!, 1h38
Directed by John Landis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Films about television
Actors Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, Joe Mantegna, Jon Lovitz, Phil Hartman
Rating64% 3.2493.2493.2493.2493.249
In 1916, the notorious bandit El Guapo (Alfonso Arau) and his gang of thugs are collecting protection money from the small Mexican village of Santo Poco. Carmen (Patrice Martinez), daughter of the village leader, searches for someone who can come to the rescue of her townspeople. While visiting a small village church, she watches a silent film featuring "The Three Amigos" and, believing them to be real heroes, sends a telegram to Hollywood asking them to come and stop El Guapo. However, the telegraph operator edits her message since she has very little money to pay for it.
Gilda Live
Gilda Live (1980)
, 1h36
Directed by Mike Nichols
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Gilda Radner, Paul Shaffer, Don Novello, Howard Shore
Roles Writer
Rating68% 3.4425753.4425753.4425753.4425753.442575
Gilda Live est une version filmé du one-man show comique de Gilda Radner, enregistré à Broadway, avec les membres les plus importants du groupe du Saturday Night Live.
The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations Tour, 50minutes
Directed by Gary Weis
Origin USA
Genres Musical
Themes Films about families, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Brian Wilson, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Van Dyke Parks
Roles Writer
Rating75% 3.756223.756223.756223.756223.75622
La tournée des Beach Boys: Good Vibrations: c'est OK», est un film musical biographique de 1976 réalisé par Gary Weis . Diffusé à l'origine comme une émission spéciale de la chaîne NBC, Le film montre une séquence de 1976 de concerts de The Beach Boys entremêlés d'entretiens et d'autres séquences, notamment Carl Wilson pilotant un avion et Dennis Wilson lors d'un concours de beauté.


Masterminds, 1h34
Directed by Jared Hess
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Jim Carrey, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis, Mary Elizabeth Ellis
Roles Producer
Rating57% 2.8991852.8991852.8991852.8991852.899185
David Ghantt, un banal convoyeur de fonds, se trouve embarqué dans l'un des plus gros hold-up de l'histoire des États-Unis. Le problème, c'est qu'il se fait doubler par ses complices, qui disparaissent avec le butin en lui mettant tout sur le dos. En cavale, traqué par les autorités et pourchassé par un drole de tueur à gages, David va tout tenter pour reprendre l'avantage et doubler à son tour ceux en qui il avait le plus confiance...
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Comedy
Actors Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Tina Fey, Alfred Molina, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nicholas Braun
Roles Producer
Rating65% 3.29743.29743.29743.29743.2974
While working as a war correspondent in Afghanistan and Pakistan during Operation Enduring Freedom, Kim Barker (Tina Fey) develops a crazy relationship with a fellow journalist from Scotland (Martin Freeman).
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, 1h52
Directed by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, Josh Charles, Billy Bob Thornton
Roles Producer
Rating65% 3.297483.297483.297483.297483.29748
Chargée de rédiger les bulletins de nouvelles pour une chaîne de télévision américaine, Kim Baker décide d'accepter l'offre de ses patrons et s'envole vers l'Afghanistan afin de devenir journaliste en zone de guerre. Croyant d'abord qu'elle n'est pas faite pour ce type de vie angoissante, elle prend vite goût à l'adrénaline des zones de combat et à la quête jamais assouvie de la bonne histoire.
Staten Island Summer, 1h47
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Graham Phillips, Zack Pearlman, John DeLuca, Will Forte, Kate Walsh, Fred Armisen
Roles Producer
Rating56% 2.802082.802082.802082.802082.80208
Pals Danny et Frank passent l'été après l'école secondaire à travailler comme des sauveteurs, tout en résolvant leur avenir.
The Guilt Trip, 1h35
Directed by Anne Fletcher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Barbra Streisand, Seth Rogen, Yvonne Strahovski, Colin Hanks, Robert Curtis Brown, Adam Scott
Roles Producer
Rating57% 2.898352.898352.898352.898352.89835
Andy Brewster (Seth Rogen) is a UCLA-graduate organic chemist and inventor. He is attempting to get his environmentally friendly cleaning product, ScioClean, in a major retail store. However, each retail store he visits dismisses him before he can end his pitch. After a disappointing sales pitch to K-Mart, he visits his mother, Joyce Brewster (Barbra Streisand), in New Jersey before leaving on a cross-country trip to Las Vegas, lying to her that his pitch ended well so she won't worry about him. While there she reveals to him that he was named after a boy she fell in love with in Florida named Andrew Margolis, whom she hoped would object to her marriage with Andy's father. However, he never did and she felt that she never mattered to him afterwards. After a little research, he finds Andrew Margolis is still alive and unmarried living in San Francisco. He invites his unknowing mother on the trip, claiming he wants to spend some time with her.
MacGruber (2010)
, 1h28
Directed by Jorma Taccone
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Spy films
Actors Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Powers Boothe, Maya Rudolph, Val Kilmer
Roles Producer
Rating55% 2.799572.799572.799572.799572.79957
In eastern Siberia's Dzhugdzhur Mountains, Dieter Von Cunth and his men take control of the X-5 missile, which is a nuclear warhead. On the other side of the world Col. Jim Faith and Lt. Dixon Piper are searching for former Green Beret, Navy SEAL and Army Ranger MacGruber in Ecuador. The two men find MacGruber meditating in a chapel, and try to convince him to return to the United States in an effort to retrieve the warhead. MacGruber refuses; later that night, MacGruber explodes into a fit of rage after a flashback where Cunth killed his fiancée, Casey Fitzpatrick, at their wedding; he then accepts the Colonel's offer.
Baby Mama
Baby Mama (2008)
, 1h39
Directed by Michael McCullers
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Steve Martin, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Greg Kinnear, Maura Lynn Tierney
Roles Producer
Rating60% 3.000023.000023.000023.000023.00002
Kate Holbrook (Tina Fey) is a successful single businesswoman who has always put her career before her personal life. Now in her late thirties, she finally decides to have a child of her own but her plans are dampened when she discovers she has a minuscule chance of becoming pregnant due to her uterus being T-shaped. Also denied the chance to adopt, Kate hires an immature, obnoxious South Philly woman named Angie Ostrowiski (Amy Poehler) to become a surrogate mother for her.