Nov. 17th, 1944
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lorne Michaels' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Received a dog-head inkwell as a gift from actress 'Reese Witherspoon' (qv) after she emceed the first post 9/11 S.N.L. show.
- Received an Honorary Doctorate from Ryerson University for his contribution to the television industry.
- His cat Steve is a former Purina calendar model.
- 'Rosie Shuster' (qv) is the daughter of 'Frank Shuster' (qv) from comedy troupe Wayne & Shuster.
- Attended Forest Hill Collegiate highschool in Forest Hill, an area of Toronto
- Was part of the famous "UC Follies" comedy troupe in Toronto.
- Awarded the 2004 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (given by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts).
- Counts _"Monty Python's Flying Circus" (1969) [TV-Series 1969-1974]_ as a major influence on his S.N.L. sketches.