Michael McDonald is an American actor, writer, comedian, and director. He is best known for starring in the sketch comedy show MADtv. McDonald joined the show in 1998, and became the longest-tenured cast member. He developed many memorable characters, and was also a contributing writer and director while on the show.
McDonald is currently on a stand-up comedy tour. His comedy special "Michael McDonald: Model Citizen" premiered on the SHOWTIME channel in 2010. It has been described as "Part stand-up comedy, part one man show, this special is for anyone who finds humor in the strange world all around us."