The day he died he woke up thinking he had a migrane so he took his medication and went back to bed. He woke a second time in a great deal of pain, so his wife called an ambulance. When they got to the hospital he was announced brain dead and taken off life support.
His organs where donated to children.
He co-wrote the movie Scrooged.
He had a small role in the 1979 movie Mannhattan.
The only cast member form the 1981 cast that he liked was Eddie Murphy because Eddie was the only one who wasn't afraid of him.
in 1981 Saturday Night Live producer Dick Ebersol asked him to help out, but when he got there he started to yell at all of the cast members making one of them leave before the season started.
He suffered from chronic migraines.
He left Saturday Night Live in 1978 after 3 years of writing.
He was in the first sketch on Saturday Night Live.
After Radio Dinner's success he was assigned to direct and act in The National Lampoon Radio Hour.
He co-wrote the album "Radio Dinner" with Tony Hendra.
His work for National Lampoon includes "The Vietnamese Baby Book", in which a baby's war wounds are catalogued in a keepsake; the "Ezra Taft Benson High School Yearbook"; a precursor to the Lampoon's High School Yearbook Parody; the comic "Tarzan of the Cows"; and the continuing feature "Underwear for the Deaf"..
He was a writer for the magazine National Lampoon.
He inherited his dark sense of humor from his mother.
His father was an engineer.
He was one of the writers for Saturday Night Live.
He was an original cast member on Saturday Night Live.
Michael was married to SNL Band pianist Cheryl Hardwick from 1987 to 1994.
Professor: I would like...
European Immigrant: (in thick accent ] I would like....
Professor: ....to feed your fingertips....
European Immigrant: (in thick accent) ....to feed yur fingerteeps....
Professor: ...to the wolverines.
European Immigrant: (in thick accent) ....to de wolver-eenes.