Alice Barry is the lovely wife of iconic Saturday Night Live creator, Lorne Michaels.
Alice’s husband is also known for producing the Late Night series, The Kids in the Hall and The Tonight Show.
Born November 17, 1944; the Toronto, Canada native grew up the oldest of three children.
Lorne majored in English at University College, University of Toronto, from which he graduated in 1966. He started as a writer and producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and starred in the comedy series “The Hart & Lorne Terrific Hour.” In 1968, he moved to Los Angeles and worked as a writer for NBC’s “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In.” He left for New York in 1975 to begin “SNL.” In 1979, Michaels founded his production company, Broadway Video. By 1987 he had become a US citizen.
Lorne usually stays in the background, but he occasionally appeared on SNL, most notably on a skit where he offered the Beatles $3000 to reunite on the show.
On his private life, Lorne has been married three times in his lifetime. Meet current wife Alice Michaels below.
#1 Alice Barry is his third wife
He first married Rosie Shuster in 1973 and divorced from Shuster in 1980. Michaels married Susan Forristal, a model, before divorcing for a second time in 1987. Alice Barry is his third and current wife. The two have been together since 1991 and tied the knot in 2004.
#2 She worked for him
The couple met and eventually bonded after she was employed as his assistant.
#3 She is a proud mom
Together they are the proud parents of 20-year-old daughter, Sophie Michaels. Lorne is also the father of two sons, Edward Michaels and Henry Michaels.
Sophie Michaels is a college student currently attending Yale University. Henry Michaels went to Deerfield Academy and also studied at Dartmouth College. Edwards Michaels who goes by Eddie – Studied at Vanderbilt University and is an Assistant at Broadway Video.
#4 She is very private
Alice Barry and her husband keep a low profile and though they attend charity and red carpet events, they tend not to speak to media.
#5 She worked on SNL
As Lorne’s former assistant, Alice Barry has two credits on IMDb –both on Saturday Night Live a TV special and on the TV series.
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