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Norm Macdonald Dead - Comedian & Former 'Weekend Update' Anchor Dies at 61

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Norm Macdonald, who was formerly on Saturday Night Live as one of the Weekend Update anchors and who was a fan favorite comedian, has sadly passed away at the age of 61.

He was secretly battling cancer for the last nine years, his producing partner and friend Lori Jo Hoekstra confirmed to Deadline.

He was apparently determined to keep his health struggles private from his family, friends and fans. “He was most proud of his comedy,” Lori Jo told Deadline. “He never wanted the diagnosis to affect the way the audience or any of his loved ones saw him.

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