Comedian and former SNL star Norm MacDonald has died aged 61. News of Macdonald’s death was announced yesterday. As fans remember the late comedian, some have wondered who Norm Macdonald voiced on Family Guy and when he appeared on the animated series.
When was Norm Macdonald in Family Guy?
In his debut on the cartoon comedy series, he voiced the character Death in season two episode Death Is A B***h. The character returned in later seasons of the show but, because of other commitments, Macdonald was unable to reprise his role.
However, Macdonald returned to the show in 2017 to feature as himself in the Christmas episode Don’t Be A Dickens At Christmas.
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Family Guy creator pays tribute to the late comedian
It was announced yesterday (Tuesday, 14 September), that comedian Norm Macdonald had died aged 61.
MacFarlane wrote: “To so many people in comedy, me included, there was nobody funnier than Norm MacDonald.”
He continued: “You always hoped he would hang around after the work was done just so you could hear his stories and get a laugh. So hilarious and so generous with his personality. I’m gonna miss him.”
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What other roles was Norm Macdonald known for?
Over the years Macdonald featured in a number of well-known films and TV shows, including Doctor Dolittle, Skylanders Academy and Billy Madison.
More recently the comedian worked alongside Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane again, this time on his science-fiction comedy series Orville.
We send our condolences to Norm Macdonald’s friends and family at this difficult time.