Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys.
Another 1 win & 3 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)
Appeared in the video, "Good Cop, Baby Cop". The video also featured Will Ferrell
as "Angel", a suspected killer, and his daughter (with wife Shira Piven
), Pearl McKay
, as the "Lieutenant". According to the video, it is Pearl's "farewell performance". (2007)
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Adam 'Ghost Panther' McKay | Adam Mckay | Aaron Zimmerman
6' 5" (1.96 m)
Did You Know?
[observation, 2013 on Roger Ebert] How much we miss him. He wrote the worst review of anything I've ever done. And it was so great! We don't care. When you do comedy, you get impervious to good and bad reviews. It was 'Step Brothers' and he claimed it was 'the sign of the end of Western civilization'.
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 ...