NEW YORK (AP) — Reactions to the death of Tuesday at age 61.
“I am absolutely devastated about Norm Macdonald. Norm had the most unique comedic voice I have ever encountered and he was so relentlessly and uncompromisingly funny. I will never laugh that hard again. I’m so sad for all of us today.” — on Twitter.
“Norm was in a comedy genre of his own. No one like him on this planet. Please do yourself a favor and watch his stuff. He was one of a kind of all time” — on Twitter.
“He was one of our most precious gems. An honest and courageous comedy genius. I love him.” — , via Twitter.
“The world was a much funnier place because Norm Macdonald was in it. We’ve lost a comedic genius, and a great Canadian. Sending my condolences to his loved ones and countless fans mourning his passing.” — , Prime Minister of Canada, on Twitter.
“Norm was a great talent, and I loved laughing with him on SNL. (asterisk)Bob Dole(asterisk) will miss Norm Macdonald.” — Former , who Macdonald often played on “Saturday Night Live,” via Twitter.
"We loved Norm MacDonald. One of a kind." — , via Twitter.
“I was a huge fan of Norm Macdonald and I essentially ripped off his delivery when I first started acting, I would stay up specifically to watch him on talk shows. He was the funniest guest of all time. We lost a comedy giant today. One of the all time greats.” — , via Twitter.
“No one could make you break like Norm Macdonald. Hilarious and unique.” — on Twitter.
“Oh my God what is even happening. Good bye, Norm. You were never not 100% hilarious.” — , via Twitter.