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Lorne Michaels
Name : Lorne Michaels
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Date of Birth : 1944
Place of Birth : Canada
Country Of Nationality : Canada
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Brief Bio : Lorne Michaels (born Lorne David Lipowitz on November 17, 1944) is an Emmy-winning Canadian television producer, writer and comedian best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live and producing... - More...
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Goldberg, Shaiman, Short and Walters Will Salute Crystal at Kennedy Center - New York, NY, USA - As previously reported, Tony Award winner Billy Crystal will receive the tenth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Oct. 11 at 8 PM in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

The starry list of entertainers who will salute Crystal include Bob Costas, Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, Rob Reiner, Marc Shaiman, Martin Short, Barbara Walters and Robin Williams. The evening, which will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C., will air on PBS stations nationwide Nov. 12 at 9 PM ET.

The Mark Twain Prize, according to press notes, recognizes "people who have had an impact on American society in ways similar to the
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Celebrities : Barbara Walters, Martin Short, Lily Tomlin, Carl Reiner, Steve Martin, Rob Reiner, Stephen A. Schwarzman, Neil Simon, Marc Shaiman, Mark Twain, Bob Costas, Lorne Michaels, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Billy Crystal, Bob Newhart, Jimmy Fallon
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Posted 7/25/2007 12:07:08 AM | Permalink
Lorne Michaels: The one constant on Saturday Night Live
Globe and Mail - Canada - Few bosses inspire more fear in their employees than Lorne Michaels. More than three decades of running Saturday Night Live have not appeared to soften the Canadian-born producer in any way. He continues to steer the franchise he created with an iron hand, screening every single sketch before letting it go to air. As any of the current cast members will attest, the live broadcasts are a breeze compared to the dreaded weekly pitch-meeting with the boss.

"Man, I hate pitching sketches to Lorne," says cast regular Kenan Thompson. "I mean, he's super-cool and all, but God, he makes me nervous.
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Posted 7/21/2007 12:07:25 PM | Permalink
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'Detroiters' Returns, Goofy And Sweet As Ever : Monkey See : NPR
The deeply goofy and weirdly sweet comedy series about two best friends (Veep's Sam Richardson and SNL's Tim Robinson) who love their city, and each other ...

The Boss and beyond. See who was turning heads at the Tony Awards red carpet
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards - Arrivals. The 72nd Annual Tony Awards - Arrivals. Lorne Michaels arrives at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). Evan Agostini ...
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