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Michael McDonald (comedian)

Michael McDonald (comedian)
McDonald in 2010.
Personal information
Birth nameMichael James McDonald
Birth dateDecember 31, 1964(age 51)
Place of birthFullerton, California, U.S.
OccupationActor/Writer/Director
Years active1987 present

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Michael James McDonald (born December 31, 1964) is an American actor, writer, comedian, and director, 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.

McDonald has also directed several episodes of the NBC, now ABC, comedy-drama series Scrubs, on which he has guest-starred 6 times.

McDonald currently divides his time between writing, directing, and acting on various film and television projects, as well as performing live on stage across the country.


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