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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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'The Other Two' Bosses on Lorne Michaels, Writing Political Jokes  Hollywood Reporter

Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, former 'Saturday Night Live' head writers and creators of Comedy Central's 'The Other Two,' open up about the family comedy ...

Andy Samberg Was Asked to Cut His Hair Before Joining the Cast of Saturday Night Live

Before he secured his dream job, Andy Samberg had one important thing to do: chop the mop. In PEOPLE's exclusive sneak peek at Samberg's interview with ...

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: January 19, 2019  The Interrobang

Saturday Night Live returns live tonight with a marvelous mid-season premiere hosted by “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” herself, Rachel Brosnahan. When we last ...

Kenan is finally prepared to seize his destiny as network TV's next beloved, befuddled sitcom dad  The A.V. Club

Having spent the vast majority of the last 25 years—give or take a year or two in between the end of All That and the start of his record-setting tenure on Saturday ...

Not My Job: Conan O'Brien Gets Quizzed On Hot Cocoa  KCCU

We've invited the longtime, late night talk show host to play a game called "Team Coco, meet hot cocoa!" Conan O'Brien is now host of Conan on TBS, and has a ...

Conan O'Brien's Ex, Lisa Kudrow, Helped Him Land Host Of 'Late Night'  UPROXX

The new streamlined, half-hour, interview-focused Conan is set to return this Monday, January 22nd, as Conan endeavors to change late-night television again, ...

Breaking News - Development Update: Friday, January 18  The Futon Critic

LOS ANGELES ( -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports: Looking to keep track of all the various projects in ...

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