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Beyond ‘Saturday Night’: Norm Macdonald’s best roles from ‘Dirty Work’ to ‘Screwed’

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News of comedian and “Saturday Night Live” cast member Norm Macdonald’s passing sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry on Tuesday.
After a secret nine-year …

News of comedian and “Saturday Night Live” cast member Norm Macdonald’s passing sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry on Tuesday. After a secret nine-year battle with cancer, he died at the age of 61. The Canadian native’s friend Lori Jo Hoekstra was with Macdonald when he passed and explained to Deadline that the stand-up battled the disease for almost a decade. “He never wanted the diagnosis to affect the way the audience or any of his loved ones saw him. Norm was a pure comic,” she said. One of Macdonald’s most memorable roles was starring on the NBC late-night comedy sketch show. He helmed the “Weekend Update” segment and starred on the series from 1993 until 1998. However, the performer was known for playing other comedic parts in TV shows and movies. Take a walk down memory lane and look at Macdonald’s other unforgettable roles throughout his eclectic career. The Adam Sandler comedy flick was Macdonald’s feature film debut, and he starred as his fellow “SNL” alum’s pal Frank.

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