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Comedian and former ‘SNL’ anchor Norm MacDonald dies at 61

MacDonald reportedly privately battled cancer for several years

DEL MAR, CA - SEPTEMBER 16:  Norm McDonald performs during KAABOO Del Mar at Del Mar Fairgrounds on September 16, 2017 in Del Mar, California.  (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
DEL MAR, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Norm McDonald performs during KAABOO Del Mar at Del Mar Fairgrounds on September 16, 2017 in Del Mar, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images) (2017 Tim Mosenfelder)

Norm MacDonald, a longtime comedian perhaps best known for his role on “Saturday Night Live” has died.

The memorable Weekend Update anchor was 61.

Deadline Hollywood reports that MacDonald died “after a long and private battle with cancer.”

He was an “SNL” cast member from 1993-98.

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