Michael O'Donoghue Poster


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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 5 January 1940Sauquoit, New York, USA
Date of Death 8 November 1994New York City, New York, USA  (cerebral hemorrhage)
Birth NameMichael Henry Donohue
Nickname Mr. Mike

Mini Bio (1)

Michael O'Donoghue was born on January 5, 1940 in Sauquoit, New York, USA as Michael Henry Donohue. He was a writer and actor, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Scrooged (1988) and Savages (1972). He was married to Cheryl Hardwick and Janice Bickel. He died on November 8, 1994 in New York City, New York.

Spouse (2)

Cheryl Hardwick (26 October 1986 - 8 November 1994) (his death)
Janice Bickel (7 December 1963 - 1964) (divorced)

Trivia (4)

Was a writer, actor and creative director on the "National Lampoon Radio Hour".
Suffered from severe migraine headaches, which he described as feeling like long steel needles being driven into his eyes.
Wrote for the magazines The Evergeen Review (where he created the comic strip character Phoebe Zeit-Geist), and The National Lampoon.
Spoke the very first words in the first Saturday Night Live (1975) sketch, teaching John Belushi nonsense English phrases.

Personal Quotes (2)

Making people laugh is the lowest form of comedy.
I've always had a bad attitude. I'm earning a living off a bad attitude right now. Teachers always told me it would get me in trouble, but it's great.

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