Nov. 17th, 1944
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lorne Michaels' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1999 - Man on the Moon
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Producer (segment "Live from New York")
Reverend Gimp (Voiced)
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- Cousin of 'Neil Levy (I)' (qv)
- His S.N.L. is the longest-running weekly late-night show in the history of television (2008).
- Was part of the famous "UC Follies" comedy troupe in Toronto.
- Is a long-time friend of fellow New Yorker 'Paul Simon (I)' (qv), which has led to Simon and/or his songs appearing in numerous Michaels productions, including _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) (several appearances as both host and musical guest); _The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978) (TV)_ (qv) (brief appearance); and _Coneheads (1993)_ (qv) (song "Kodachrome"). Michaels has also produced several of Simon's specials, including: _The Paul Simon Special (1977) (TV)_ (qv); _Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park (1982) (TV)_ (qv)_; and _Paul Simon: Born at the Right Time (1991) (TV)_ (qv).
- Awarded the 2004 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (given by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts).
- Best Man at 'Steve Martin (I)' (qv)'s wedding to Anne Stringfield.
- He received a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (June 25, 2003).
- 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.