Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys.
Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
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Saturday Night Live
(TV Series) (5 episodes, 2002 - 2007) (writer - 81 episodes, 1995 - 2001) (head writer - 38 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (additional sketches - 1 episode, 2013) (additional sketch - 1 episode, 2007)
(TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 2012) (story - 1 episode, 2012)
A 1995 sketch he performed with Scott Adsit
, "Gump", is included as one of Second City's all-time best on the CDs that come with the book, "Second City", by Sheldon Patinkin
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Adam 'Ghost Panther' McKay | Adam Mckay | Aaron Zimmerman
6' 5" (1.96 m)
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[on 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues'] With sequels you often see these inflated test scores. I said, 'I don't ever want this movie to get over a 90'. I want 10% of the crowd NOT to like the movie'. You want the majority to be into it, but that was literally our mission. Let's not get too lovable with this. Let's make sure we sing a love song to a shark. We open our movie with a shark attack. ...
Although his work at Saturday Night Live
(1975) was mainly as a writer and director, he made several appearances on the show, usually as an over-sized, obnoxious audience member who heckles the host or cast members until the stars verbally or physically attack him. McKay had auditioned for Saturday Night Live
(1975) as an actor, while he was still with the Second City Improv but didn't make the ...