2015 Great Immigrants Recipient

Lorne Michaels
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Canadian native Lorne Michaels co-created Saturday Night Live in 1975 and has produced it for nearly its entire forty-year run. The sketch comedy show has been nominated for more than 156 Emmy Awards and has won 36. Michaels won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2004 and received a Personal Peabody Award in 2013. He is also the executive producer of NBC's The Tonight Show and Late NightUpdated July 2015