Mike MacDonald, A Pioneer Stand Up Comedians, is Dead at 63

Mike MacDonald
Mike MacDonald

The comedian Mike MacDonald at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal in 2007. Credit Brian Ach/WireImage, via Getty Images

Mike MacDonald, a pioneer of the Canadian comedy club scene, died last Saturday in Ottawa. The Comedian was only 63 years old.

His brother J. P. MacDonald said that his brother Mike, who had been having issues with multiple health problems, died of “heart complications ” at the Ottawa Heart Institute.

Mr. MacDonald, who was known for his soft observational stand-up comedy and sometimes often outlandish facial expressions, Mike was a regular comic at Just for Laughs a comedy festival in Montreal, where he made the most overrall appearances. read more