Michael O'Donoghue

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 64
Michael O'Donoghue was an American writer and performer. He was known for his dark and destructive style of comedy and humor, was a major contributor to National Lampoon magazine, and was the first head writer of Saturday Night Live. He was also the first performer to utter a line on that series.

Michael O'Donoghue was an American writer and performer. He was known for his dark and destructive style of comedy and humor, was a major contributor to National Lampoon magazine, and was the first head writer of Saturday Night Live. He was also the first performer to utter a line on that series.

Birth Name

Michael Henry Donohue

Born

Friday, 05 January 1940

Died

Tuesday, 08 November 1994

Actor Filmography

Love, Gilda Self 2018
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story Of The National Lampoon Lampoon Editor 2015
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found Himself (archive footage) 2005
TV Tales Himself (archive footage) 2002
Scrooged Priest 1988
The Suicide Club Cardinal Mervin 1988
Wall Street Reporter 1987
Head Office Scott Dantley 1985
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video Mr. Mike 1979
Manhattan Dennis 1979
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Love, Gilda Self 2018
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story Of The National Lampoon Lampoon Editor 2015
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found Himself (archive footage) 2005
TV Tales Himself (archive footage) 2002
Scrooged Priest 1988
The Suicide Club Cardinal Mervin 1988
Wall Street Reporter 1987
Head Office Scott Dantley 1985
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video Mr. Mike 1979
Manhattan Dennis 1979
Saturday Night Live Mr. Mike (as Mr. Mike), Announcer / Extra / Self, Bee / Various, Various, Mr. Mike, Self - Impressionist, Guest, Self, Clown / Various, Caller 1975
The Midnight Special Mr. Mike 1972
Dixon of Dock Green Edwards 1955

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1978 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Won
1977 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Won
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