Michael O'Donoghue (I) (1940–1994)


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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 Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979), Saturday Night Live (1975) and Manhattan (1979). He was married to Cheryl Hardwick and Janice Bickel. He died on November 8, 1994 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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(1975-1986)
Manhattan Dennis
(1979)
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(1988)

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 2005 Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found (TV Special documentary) (uncredited)
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Commercial Parodies (TV Special) (uncredited)
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) (uncredited)
 2005 Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1999 Saturday Night Live Christmas (Video) (uncredited)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary) (uncredited)
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy (Video documentary) (uncredited)
 1992 T.V. (TV Movie)
 1992 The Itsy Bitsy Spider (Short)
 1991 Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1990 Arrive Alive
 1989 The Best of Gilda Radner (Video documentary)
 1989 Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1988 Scrooged (written by)
 1987 The Best of Chevy Chase (Video documentary)
 1986 The Best of Dan Aykroyd (Video) (written by)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (head writer - 63 episodes, 1976 - 1981) (writer - 35 episodes, 1976 - 1986) (written by - 14 episodes, 1975 - 1981) (writing supervisor - 13 episodes, 1976)
- Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (1986) ... (writer)
- Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson (1986) ... (writer)
 1985 The Best of John Belushi (Video) (written by)
 1981 The Midnight Special (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #9.22 (1981) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.21 (1981) ... (writer)
 1980 Gilda Live
 1979 Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (writer)
 1978 Things We Did Last Summer (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1975 Tarzoon: Shame of the Jungle (American version)
 1972 Savages (screenplay)
 1971 Dynamite Chicken (segment "Phoebe Zeit-Geist")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote for "The National Lampoon" magazine, where he was also a Contributing Editor (1970 - 1971), Senior Editor (1972) and Editor (1973 - 1974). See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Mike | Michael 'Bud' O'Donoghue
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Personal Quote:

Making people laugh is the lowest form of comedy. See more »

Trivia:

Spoke the very first words in the first Saturday Night Live (1975) sketch, teaching John Belushi nonsense English phrases. See more »

Nickname:

Mr. Mike

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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