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Norm Macdonald is a Actor and Writer Canadien born on 17 october 1959 at Quebec City (Canada)

Norm Macdonald

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Birth name Norman Gene MacDonald
Nationality Canada
Birth 17 october 1959 at Quebec City (Canada)
Death 14 september 2021 (at 61 years)

Norman Gene "Norm" Macdonald (born October 17, 1963) 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 and Conan O'Brien. His brother is Canadian journalist Neil Macdonald, of CBC News' Washington, D.C. bureau.

On February 26, 2011, Macdonald became the new host of High Stakes Poker on Game Show Network.

He hosted Sports Show with Norm Macdonald on Comedy Central, which began airing on April 12, 2011. It was announced on June 7, 2011, that the Sports Show would not be renewed for a second season, reportedly due to low ratings.


Au début des années 1970, MacDonald entre au collège d'Alexander Wolff, à la base des Forces canadiennes Valcartier, hors de Québec. Norman déclare qu'il était élève dans la classe de son père et qu'il devait l'appeler "Mr. MacDonald" durant les heures de classe. Son père était son professeur durant 2 ans (classe de 6e et 5e). Il passe, par la suite, au lycée de Québec. Le journaliste canadien Neil MacDonald est son frère. Norm était un excellent peintre à son école. Il s'est marié avec Connie MacDonald mais ils sont à présent divorcés et ont un fils nommé Dylan MacDonald.

Best films

Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Billy Madison (1995)

Usually with

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
(9 films)
Rob Schneider
Rob Schneider
(6 films)
Tim Herlihy
Tim Herlihy
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Norm Macdonald (28 films)

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Klaus (2019)
, 1h36
Origin Espagne
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Christmas films
Actors Jason Schwartzman, J. K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, Joan Cusack, Will Sasso, Norm Macdonald
Roles Mogens (voice)
Rating82% 4.10044.10044.10044.10044.1004
Jesper est le fils du directeur de l'Académie postale royale. Jeune homme gâté et paresseux, il se distingue délibérément comme le pire élève de l'académie. Son père décide alors de lui lancer un ultimatum. Il le nomme facteur avec la mission d'affranchir 6 000 lettres par an dans la bourgade de Smeerensburg, située sur une île gelée au-dessus du cercle Arctique, sinon il lui coupera les vivres.
The Ridiculous 6, 1h59
Directed by Frank Coraci
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Western
Actors Will Forte, Taylor Lautner, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Jorge Garcia, Danny Trejo
Roles Nugget Customer
Rating48% 2.4050952.4050952.4050952.4050952.405095
Tommy, un homme élevé par des Indiens, est un jour approché par son père depuis longtemps disparu. Ce dernier lui révèle avoir besoin de 50 000 dollars, sinon il sera tué par son ancien gang. Tommy va alors se lancer dans un voyage ridicule et incroyable afin de trouver l'argent nécessaire. Lors de ce voyage, il va rencontrer ses cinq demi-frères sur le chemin qui vont le rejoindre afin de sauver leur père.
The 7th Dwarf, 1h27
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Peyton List, Otto Waalkes, Nina Hagen, Martin Schneider, Norm Macdonald, Christian Brückner
Roles Burner the Dragon (voice)
Rating46% 2.332052.332052.332052.332052.33205
In the castle Fantabularasa is a big celebration because of the 18th birthday of Princess Rose. She has a curse of an evil Ice Fairy. If she stands up until midnight on a sharp object, the whole kingdom will sleep hundred years. That's why the princess has to armor. Everything is going according to plan until the clumsy Bubi, the seventh dwarf, committing a big mistake and Dellamortas curse is started. Only with a kiss of true love the curse can be stopped. But Dellamorta caught the Kitchen Boy Jack who loves Rose. With the help of the Dragon Burner the dwarves search the “Prince Charming”.
Vampire Dog, 1h31
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Films about dogs, Vampires in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ron Pederson, Ron Pederson, Norm Macdonald, Julia Sarah Stone
Roles Fang / Vampire Dog (voice)
Rating42% 2.1268252.1268252.1268252.1268252.126825
In Transylvania a woman in her kitchen cooks a jelly pudding. When she leaves the kitchen, a dog suddenly appears from nowhere and eats the pudding. The woman witnesses the dog suddenly disappear. Back at home, the dog's owner questions who should look after the pet after his death.
The Outback, 1h25
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals
Actors Rob Schneider, Bret McKenzie, Charlie Bewley, Alan Cumming, Tim Curry, Chris Edgerly
Roles Quint (voice)
Rating47% 2.377662.377662.377662.377662.37766
Being teased for his color, Johnny the white koala joins a traveling carnival with Hamish, a Tasmanian devil, and Higgens, a photographer monkey as talent agents. They fail to convince Lug, the carnival manager (and large lizard), to let Johnny join the main act performed by the human "The Wild Bushman". On the way through the Australian outback desert, the trailer they are in comes loose and crashes. Johnny must live up to the hero status Hamish presents him as and win the respect and love of Miranda, the boomarang expert koala. Bog, a large crocodile, wants to take control of the billabong oasis that the locals live in so sends a pack of dingos (and a thylacine named Hex) to take the billabong by force but Johnny unintentionally stops them. Boris the vulture confirms the report that Blacktooth, the leader of the dingo pack told Bog of the white koala who defeated them. Bog orders the dingos to capture the white koala but they accidentally capture Miranda's sister Charlotte instead because she was covered in white powder. The locals, guided by Quint the peg-legged wombat and Mac the kangaroo try to rescue Charlotte while Bill the wombat and his wombat troop try to capture Bog. On the way, Johnny befriends a lizard as a mount and names him Bull. Johnny also tricks two large snakes named Merlin and Marty who intended to eat Miranda. In an attempt to defeat Bog who was chasing them, Johnny and Miranda ride Bull to the carnival in hopes that The Wild Bushman can defeat Bog. The final showdown proves Johnny is center ring material and the defeated Bog and his dingos (and thylacine) are sold as pets. The koalas who bullied Johnny at the beginning seek to replace Johnny after Johnny and Miranda leave on Bull.
Jack and Jill, 1h31
Directed by Dennis Dugan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Al Pacino, Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Eugenio Derbez, Regis Philbin, Shaquille O'Neal
Roles Funbucket
Rating33% 1.6617351.6617351.6617351.6617351.661735
The film opens with homemade videos of fraternal twins Jack and Jill Sadelstein growing up. As the videos progress, it seems that Jack is the more gifted twin, with Jill constantly trying to get his attention by hitting him, hurting girls around him, etc. The story shifts to the present, where an adult Jack (Adam Sandler) is a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife, Erin (Katie Holmes), and two kids, Sofie (Elodie Tougne) and Gary (Rohan Chand), while Jill (Sandler) never left the working-class neighborhood they grew up in. Jill recently inherited her childhood home, having lived with their mother until her death one year ago.
Hollywood & Wine
Directed by Kevin P. Farley
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Nicky Whelan, David Spade, Chris Kattan, Chazz Palminteri, Norm Macdonald, Jeremy London
Roles Sid Blaustein
Rating36% 1.802611.802611.802611.802611.80261
Diane Blaine has the face of a movie star. Unfortunately, fallen star/tabloid queen Jamie Stephens already made it famous. Hollywoods constant rejection due to what Diane refers to as "TJS" ("Too Jamie Stephens") has made her bitter, frustrated....and, yes, whiny. Co-worker/boyfriend Jack Sanders doesn't help matters. His idea of ambition is letting it ride. Now he's in major debt to a trigger-happy mobster who, interestingly enough, has a thing for Jamie Stephens. Jack's only way out? Convince Diane to be Jamie and wipe out the debt having one meal with a made man. It's literally the performance of her life. With Jack's on the line.
Grown Ups
Grown Ups (2010)
, 1h35
Directed by Martin Scorsese, Dennis Dugan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade, Maria Bello
Roles Geezer
Rating60% 3.004143.004143.004143.004143.00414
In 1978, five childhood friends win their junior high school basketball championship. During their celebration at a rented lake house, the friends' coach, Bissau (Blake Clark), encourages them to live their lives in a similar way to how they played the game. In 2010, Lenny Feder (Adam Sandler) is an ambitious Hollywood talent agent who is married to fashion designer Roxanne Chase (Salma Hayek), and has three children—one daughter Becky and two sons, Greg and Keith (Jake Goldberg and Cameron Boyce); his sons have become very spoiled much to his annoyance. Eric Lamonsoff (Kevin James) claims he is now a co-owner of a lawn furniture company, is married to Sally (Maria Bello) and has two children, Donna and Bean (Ada-Nicole Sanger and Morgan Gingerich). Much to Eric's chagrin, Sally continues to breastfeed Bean. Kurt McKenzie (Chris Rock) is a stay-at-home father who is married to Deanne (Maya Rudolph), the primary breadwinner of the family, and has two children, Andre and Charlotte (Nadji Jeter and China Anne McClain). Deanne is pregnant with another child and her mother (Ebony Jo-Ann) also lives with the family. Rob Hilliard (Rob Schneider) has been divorced three times and has daughters Jasmine, Amber, and Bridget (Madison Riley, Jamie Chung, and Ashley Loren) from those marriages. His current wife, Gloria (Joyce Van Patten), is 30 years older than him. Marcus Higgins (David Spade) is a slacker and lothario. All five friends regularly harass each other in comedic fashion throughout the film: Lenny for being rich; Eric for being overweight; Kurt for being skinny and not being more useful; Rob for his way of saying "Maize!" and for having a much older wife; and Marcus for being sexually juvenile.
Furry Vengeance, 1h32
Directed by Roger Kumble, Paul Weiland
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Politique, Political films
Actors Alec Baldwin, Brendan Fraser, Brooke Shields, Kathleen Turner, Jason Segel, Matt Prokop
Roles Riggs (uncredited)
Rating39% 1.9673451.9673451.9673451.9673451.967345
In the wilderness of Oregon, a prairie dog screams after Riggs' (Rob Riggle) car passes by and throws a cigar at it. This causes an unnamed raccoon to signal a mink to release a boulder that pushes Riggs' car to the edge of a cliff, teetering back and forth. After that, the raccoon throws the cigar back to Riggs, who yells "you're a bad raccoon!". The raccoon then blows the car down the cliff. Riggs quits Mr. Lyman's company, so a real estate developer from Chicago, Dan Sanders (Brendan Fraser), is brought in as his replacement. He is given the task of turning the forest into a residential development by his boss Neal Lyman (Ken Jeong). This all transpires much to the objections of Dan's son, Tyler (Matt Prokop), who discovers that Rocky Springs is a forest reserve. He warns his father that "many have tried to conquer it but they all fail". His wife Tammy (Brooke Shields) is unhappy in Rocky Springs, she misses her life in Chicago. Unfortunately for Dan, the animals, who are led by the raccoon refuse to sit back and watch their forest to be destroyed. They manage to turn the tables on him by disturbing his progress, interrupting his meetings, and humiliating him. So Dan signs orders to have a forest ranger capture and cage all the animals.
Funny People, 2h26
Directed by Judd Apatow
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jason Schwartzman, Jonah Hill
Roles Norm Macdonald
Rating62% 3.1479153.1479153.1479153.1479153.147915
George Simmons (Adam Sandler) is a middle-aged former stand-up comedian turned movie star. Despite his millions he is sad and lonely and most of his recent film work is low-brow and dumb. He is diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and offered an experimental treatment that has only an eight-percent chance of therapeutic response. Believing he is about to die, he returns to his roots to do stand-up comedy.
Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts, 1h23
Directed by Alex Zamm
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Children's films
Actors Kyla Pratt, Brandon Jay McLaren, Tegan Moss, Judge Reinhold, Vicki Lewis, Greg Ellis
Roles Lucky (voice) (uncredited)
Rating39% 1.962841.962841.962841.962841.96284
Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) thinks she doesn't have to spend 7 years in college to be a vet because she can talk to animals. While taking a walk with Lucky, she helps a cat on a tree by talking to it. She gets discovered and Tiffany Monaco (Tegan Moss), a Hollywood star, brings her to L.A. to help her little puppy, who turns out to be a boy. Soon, Maya and Tiffany began creating their own show, The Animal Talkers. Maya also meets Brandon Booker (Brandon Jay McLaren) who is her love interest. Maya soon finds out the show isn't about helping animals and goes back home to study being a vet. She also finds out Brandon is at her school too. Meanwhile, Monkey is out in L.A. searching for his big break but quits because he wants to help Maya.
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about animals, Films about birds, Children's films
Actors Kyla Pratt, Peter Coyote, Niall Matter, Malcolm Stewart, Norm Macdonald, Jennifer Coolidge
Roles Lucky (voice) (uncredited)
Rating40% 2.0495552.0495552.0495552.0495552.049555
Maya Dolittle is the girl who can talk to animals; so can her older sister Charisse Dolittle and father John Dolittle. John is away on animal expeditions while Charisse Dolittle's fate remains unknown. so when the President asks for him to help with the Presidential dog and save an African forest, Maya takes his place. The dog Daisy has a very hot temper but after a lot of trouble, they begin to get along.
The Flight Before Christmas, 1h15
Directed by Michael Hegner
Origin German
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Christmas films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal
Actors Vesa Vierikko, Tommi Korpela, Jussi Lampi, Risto Kaskilahti, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Norm Macdonald
Roles Julius (voice)
Rating60% 3.0451153.0451153.0451153.0451153.045115
Niko, a young reindeer, was told by Oona, his mother, that his father is one of the "Flying Forces", Santa's flying sled reindeer. Niko dreams of joining his dad as a flying reindeer but he is unable to fly. While trying to fly with the encouragement of Julius, a flying squirrel who takes on the role of a mentor and father figure, the other young reindeer teased Niko. To avoid further teasing, Niko and his friend Saga leave their protected valley so Niko can practice without any disruptions. Niko gets spotted by two of the wolves, and escapes to his herd in panic, not thinking about the repercussions. While the herd is fleeing the valley, Niko overhears others talking of how his actions have damaged the herd. He decides to leave the herd in an attempt to find his father and Santa's Fell.
Christmas Is Here Again, 1h15
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Christmas films, Musical films, Children's films, Santa Claus in film
Actors Edward Asnere, Jay Leno, Brad Garrett, Andy Griffith, Kathy Bates, Norm Macdonald
Roles Buster (voice)
Rating52% 2.613242.613242.613242.613242.61324
Sophianna, a disabled orphan girl, sets out to find Santa's toy sack, (which is a magical source of toys since it was made from the baby Jesus' swaddling clothes) which is stolen by Krad who wants revenge after Santa stopped handing out coal to naughty children. She is helped in her quest by Paul Rocco, one of Santa's elves, Dart, a reindeer calf, Buster the fox, and his friend, Charlie the polar bear.