Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald
Michael James McDonald is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, writer, and comedian. He is best known for starring in the sketch comedy show MADtv. McDonald joined the show during the fourth season (1998) and remained in the cast until the end of the thirteenth and penultimate season, having become the longest-tenured cast member. While on the show, he developed many memorable characters. He was a contributing writer and director on MADtv.
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Michael McDonald To Be Named Head Of Drama Development For ABC Studios - Deadline.com
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The biggest one — Michael McDonald is being promoted to SVP drama development for ABC Studios and will head the studio's drama department. The post had been vacant since June when previous drama topper Patrick Moran was elevated to Head of Creative
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Randy Travis, Rodney Atkins, Michael McDonald, Daniel DeWitt and Aaron Benward ... - News Junky Journal (press release)
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Music giants like Randy Travis, Rodney Atkins, Michael McDonald are all on the soundtrack, with other big names being attached soon. “This soundtrack is going to make some new country stars, too,” says Hope Kelley, the writer and executive producer of
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Caitlin Rose Signed to ATO Records, Birdcloud Video, Yelawolf Video, Jared ... - Nashville Scene
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Oddly enough, ATO was founded by (among others) Michael McDonald (apparently the manager, not the artist) and Dave Matthews. ATO has been behind releases from Radiohead, Dawes, MMJ, DBT, Patty Griffin and plenty of other noteworthy/great artists,
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Irene Evokes 1938 Storm That Killed 500 in U.S. Northeast, Wrecked Montauk - Bloomberg
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The projected path of Hurricane Irene evokes a 1938 storm that left more than 500 dead after crossing Long Island, destroying the village of Montauk and battering Connecticut and
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“Oakdale Is My Home” - UFC Fighter Talks Life, Fights, Family And Shave Gels - Oakdale Leader
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Oakdale MMA fighter and upstart UFC sensation Michael McDonald knows the feeling all too well, as he and three other poplar UFC fighters were selected for a contest to take Penn's current job as the spokesman for Edge Shave Gel
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Officials should reach out to voters - Canton Repository
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By Anonymous Stark County Chief Deputy Michael McDonald declared himself “pretty disgusted” when no one showed up Monday for the first of several tours at the county jail. The tours were planned to show voters why the jail needs revenue from the 0.5
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NEW MUSIC; The Dude Sings
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JEFF BRIDGES (Blue Note) Who should be excited for the self-titled country album by Jeff Bridges? Let's see: cult worshippers of ''The Big Lebowski'' and his indelible lead character, otherwise known as the Dude. Anyone who ever idly imagined a future for Duane, the rangy Texas high school quarterback Mr. Bridges played 40 years ago in ''The Last
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Allen Township man dies following kayaking accident on Lehigh River - The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
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Michael McDonald was kayaking with three friends when he fell out of the kayak near the Route 873 bridge, police said. McDonald struggled to swim to shore, but did not make it, police said. One of McDonald's friends dragged him out of the water and
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Holy Ghost! featuring Michael McDonald - RollingStone.com
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New York City electro pop duo Holy Ghost! specialize in slick, smooth grooves, so it's only natural that they would team up with Michael McDonald, the king of immaculate Seventies soft rock. McDonald's rich, soulful voice sounds totally at home in
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Marshall Artist Series: Elvis, Frankenstein and the Rhinestone Cowboy - Charleston Gazette
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Elvis Costello, Michael McDonald and Broadway's "Young Frankenstein" highlight the 75th-anniversary season of the Marshall Artist Series. Unless noted, shows take place at 7:30 pm at the Keith Albee Theater in Huntington. Sept
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Costello, McDonald, 'Young Frankenstein' highlight Marshall Artists Series - Charleston Gazette
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Elvis Costello, Michael McDonald and "Young Frankenstein" highlight the 75th anniversary season of the Marshall Artists Series. Season ticket subscriptions for the Marshall Artists Series are on sale now. Subscriptions are divided into two five-event
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Is Michael McDonald the Hottest Prospect in the UFC Bantamweight Division? - Bleacher Report
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Michael McDonald is the kind of athlete who exists just to make you feel bad about what you've done with your life so far. For one, he's already won a world title, albeit in the Tachi Fights promotion in Leemore, Calif
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Scaggs, McDonald strut their crowd-pleasing stuff - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
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But it turned out that Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald, each known for a gaggle of hit songs during the late 1970s and early 1980s, had a few tricks up their sleeve, with forays into blues, N'Awlins and, yes, even church. It all worked and,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Michael McDonald
    FORTIES
  • 2010
    Age 45
    Michael is currently touring at stand up comedy clubs across the country. His stand-up comedy special Michael McDonald: Model Citizen premiered on Showtime on October 9, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details Filmed in Orange County at the OC Pavilion, it has been described as "Part stand-up comedy, part one man show, this special is for anyone who – like Michael – finds humor in the strange world all around us." McDonald was also a writer, director, and producer of the ABC TV series Cougar Town. He directed a number of episodes of the show, including "Letting You Go", "Everything Man", "When a Kid Goes Bad", "Stop Dragging My Heart Around", and "Don't Come Around Here No More". McDonald also wrote the episode "Wake Up Time".
  • THIRTIES
  • 1998
    Age 33
    McDonald joined the cast of MADtv in 1998, eventually becoming the longest-standing cast member in the show's history (10 seasons).
    More Details Hide Details He performed several recurring characters, including Stuart, Rusty Miller, Marvin Tikvah, Sean Gidcomb, Bible Dude, the Depressed Persian Tow Truck Man, and F. Michael McKrofsky of "Real M*********ing Talk" (replacing Andrew Daly's token white commentator on that sketch). Much like Darrell Hammond, Phil Hartman, Dan Aykroyd, and Bill Hader on Saturday Night Live, McDonald was the go-to cast member for a litany of impressions, ranging from past and present movie and TV stars to world leaders and American political figures. Some memorable impressions he's done include Bob Barker, John Kerry, Dr. Phil, Bill O'Reilly, Maury Povich, Chris Martin from the band Coldplay, Steve Jobs, Mel Gibson, Chris Hansen, Terry O'Quinn (as John Locke), Ozzy Osbourne, Jean-Benet Ramsey's father John, J. K. Simmons (as Mac McGuff, Juno's father and from his role in Oz), Hugh Laurie (as Gregory House), Hugh Beaumont (as Ward Cleaver), Sarah Jessica Parker (as Carrie Bradshaw), Dr. Drew, Howie Mandel, Simon Cowell, JC Chasez, Caitlyn Jenner (then Bruce), Michael Richards, Chris Burke, Charlie Sheen (as Charlie Harper), David Schwimmer (as Ross Geller), Jeff Probst, Tim Gunn (Project Runway), Howard K. Stern, Tommy Lee, Criss Angel, Jeff Foxworthy, Saddam Hussein, Larry David, Barry Gibb, Eddie Vedder, and Brad Garrett.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1992
    Age 27
    He was a member of the troupe from 1992 to 1997.
    More Details Hide Details During that time, he was also involved in writing and directing films for Roger Corman. Later on, McDonald would guest star in such shows as Seinfeld (in two episodes playing two different parts), Just Shoot Me! Family Matters, Scrubs and NewsRadio. He also made brief cameos in all three Austin Powers films. McDonald had a starring role with Will Forte and Nicole Sullivan on the short-lived MTV show Clone High as the voice of Gandhi.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1964
    Born
    Born on December 31, 1964.
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