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Lorne Michaels (On the set of Saturday Night Live)

Lorne Michaels

Lorne Michaels is the creator and executive producer of "Saturday Night Live," the longest-running and highest-rated weekly late night program in history. Over the last 29 years, "SNL" has won countless Emmy Awards and was honored with the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award and cited as "truly a national institution." Most recently, Michaels and the show were honored with a 2002 Emmy for Best Writing in a Variety/Comedy Series. Michaels has personally won ten Emmys as a writer and producer in television. Michaels' film credits include "Three Amigos" (which he produced and co-wrote with Steve Martin and Randy Newman), "Wayne's World" (and its successful sequel), "Tommy Boy," "A Night at the Roxbury," "Superstar," and the WWII drama "Enigma," which he produced with Mick Jagger.