Lorne Michaels

Lorne Michaels

Birthplace: 
Israel
Birthday: 
November 17

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Lorne Michaels

Photo credit: 
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About

Lorne Michaels is an Israeli-born Canadian-American television producer, writer, comedian, and actor, best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live, and producing the Late Night series (since 1993), and The Tonight Show (since 2014).

In 1999, Michaels was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Lorne Michaels was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1999.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

86 Nominations 16 Emmys 1 Honor

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Written by
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2018

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Short Form Variety Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Creating Saturday Night Live
  • NBC (nbc.com)
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2017

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2017

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Creating Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios with Universal Television and NBC Entertainment Digital

Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Written by
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Documentary Now!
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video for IFC

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video for IFC

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Special - 2016

Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2016

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special - 2015

Outstanding Variety Talk Series - 2015

Outstanding Variety Special - 2015

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2015

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Portlandia
  • IFC
  • Broadway Video for IFC

Outstanding Variety Sketch Series - 2015

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Series - 2014

Outstanding Variety Special - 2014

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special - 2013

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Variety Series - 2013

Outstanding Variety Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Special - 2013

Outstanding Variety Series - 2012

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Writing For A Variety Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2011

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2009

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2009

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2009

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Program - 2008

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Written By
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2008

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2008

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2007

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Late Night With Conan O'Brien
  • NBC
  • Conaco, Broadway Video, in association with NBC Universal Television Studio

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2007

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • 30 Rock
  • NBC
  • Broadway Video, Little Stranger, Inc. in association with Universal Media Studios

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2006

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Late Night With Conan O'Brien
  • NBC
  • Conaco, Broadway Video, in association with NBC Universal Television Studio

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2005

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Late Night With Conan O'Brien
  • NBC
  • Conaco, Broadway Video, in association with NBC Universal Television Studio

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2004

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Late Night With Conan O'Brien
  • NBC
  • Conaco, Broadway Video, in association with NBC Universal Television Studio

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2004

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2003

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Late Night With Conan O'Brien
  • NBC
  • Conaco, Broadway Video, in association with NBC Universal Television Studio

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Program - 2003

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2003

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Program - 2002

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2002

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 2001

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Executive Producer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Program - 2001

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels, Writer
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Hall of Fame - 1999

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels, as Honoree

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 1994

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING individual achievement in WRITING IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1993

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - 1993

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING individual achievement in WRITING IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1992

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1991

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1989

  • Winner
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY PROGRAM - 1989

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1987

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A COMEDY OR COMEDY-VARIETY or music series - 1979

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC PROGRAM - 1979

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC SERIES - 1978

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC SERIES - 1978

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A COMEDY-VARIETY OR MUSIC SERIES - 1977

  • Nominee
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Photos

  • Lorne Michaels and the team from Saturday Night Live accept an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Lorne Michaels and the team from Saturday Night Live accept an award at the 70th Emmy Awards.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Lorne Michaels on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Lorne Michaels on the red carpet at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys. 

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Lorne Michaels accepts an award at the 69th Emmy Awards.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Lorne Michaels accepts his award at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. 

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Christina Applegate, Lorne Michaels
    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Lorne Michaels pays tribute to Don Pardo.
    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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