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Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy®-Award winner, is one of the country's most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as "One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time." His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best selling author, star of his own stand up specials and sitcoms, and he continues to ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Coming to America
(1988)
Life with Louie
Life with Louie Andy Anderson (Dad) / Narrator / Little Louie / Andy Anderson (Dad) - (voice) / Himself / Little Louie - (voice) / Young Louie
(1995-1998)
Baskets
Baskets Mrs. Baskets / Mrs. Christine Baskets
(2016-2017)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Flower Deliveryman
(1986)

Filmography

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 2018 Forgiven This Gun4hire
Big Sam
 2017 Sandy Wexler
Testimonial
 2016-2017 Baskets (TV Series)
Mrs. Baskets / Mrs. Christine Baskets
- Circus (2017) ... Mrs. Baskets
- Yard Sale (2017) ... Mrs. Baskets
- Funeral (2017) ... Mrs. Baskets
- Denver (2017) ... Mrs. Baskets
- Marthager (2017) ... Mrs. Baskets
 2016 Drunk History (TV Series)
Winston Churchill
- The Roosevelts (2016) ... Winston Churchill
 2015 Pickle and Peanut (TV Series)
Gory Agnes
- Gory Agnes/Haunted Couch (2015) ... Gory Agnes (voice)
 2014 Pop Star Puppy
Wiseman
 2011 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Geoff Peterson
- Episode #8.58 (2011) ... Geoff Peterson (voice)
 2011 The Fives (TV Series)
Ulysses Hamilton
 2007 Cook Off!
Mayor Doug Halverson
 2006 Tom Goes to the Mayor (TV Series)
Mining Team of Louie Andersons
- White Collarless (2006) ... Mining Team of Louie Andersons (voice)
 2005 Joey (TV Series)
Louie Anderson
- Joey and the Poker (2005) ... Louie Anderson
 2005 Half & Half (TV Series)
Louie
- The Big Credit Check Episode (2005) ... Louie
 2004 Back by Midnight
Game Show Host
 2003 Citizen Tony (TV Movie)
Tony Strudel (voice)
 2002 Do It for Uncle Manny
Tow Truck Driver
 2001 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Homeless Person
- Kayus Ex Machina (2001) ... Homeless Person
 2001 Scrubs (TV Series)
Louie Anderson
- My Two Dads (2001) ... Louie Anderson
 2001 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Richard Reynolds
- Blood Bots (2001) ... Richard Reynolds
 2000 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Therapist
- Without a Net (2000) ... Therapist
 1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Uncle Dudley
- Then Sings My Soul (1999) ... Uncle Dudley
 1996-1998 Life with Louie (TV Series)
Narrator / Andy Anderson (Dad) / Little Louie / ...
- Project: Mother's Day (1998) ... Narrator / Andy Anderson (Dad) / Little Louie (voice)
- Do It or Donut (1998) ... Narrator / Andy Anderson (Dad) / Little Louie (voice)
- Blinded by Love (1998) ... Narrator / Andy Anderson (Dad) / Little Louie (voice)
- Family Portrait (1997) ... Narrator / Andy Anderson (Dad) / Little Louie (voice)
- The Kiss Is the Thing (1997) ... Narrator / Andy Anderson (Dad) / Little Louie (voice)
 1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Louie Lickman
- Growing Pains (1997) ... Louie Lickman
 1996 For Hope (TV Movie)
Date #3 (uncredited)
 1996 The Louie Show (TV Series)
Louie Lundgren
- Louie's Little Trip (1996) ... Louie Lundgren
- A Brush with Bob (1996) ... Louie Lundgren
- Scratcher (1996) ... Louie Lundgren
- Under the Rug (1996) ... Louie Lundgren
- Louie Gets Suspended (1996) ... Louie Lundgren
 1995 Love & War (TV Series)
James the Cat
 1994 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
Dr. Andy Lewinson
- Tears of Joy (1994) ... Dr. Andy Lewinson
 1992 Bébé's Kids
Security Guard #1 (voice)
 1988 Coming to America
Maurice
 1988 The Wrong Guys
Louie
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Stu
- Bedtime Story (1987) ... Stu
 1986 Ratboy
Omer Morrison
 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Flower Deliveryman
 1986 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Lou Appleton
- Unaired Pilot ... Lou Appleton
 1986 Quicksilver
Tiny (as Louis Anderson)
 1986 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Bingham 'Bing' Perret
- Steele Spawning (1986) ... Bingham 'Bing' Perret
 1984 Cloak & Dagger
Taxi Driver #2
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Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (97 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(autobiography) "Dear Dad: Letters From An Adult Child" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Louis Anderson

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[in 2002, commenting on the revised Family Feud (2002) with Richard Karn succeeding him as the host] My prediction is that the show's off the air within a year. See more »

Trivia:

In 2000, Anderson was blackmailed by a man threatening to reveal to tabloids that Anderson allegedly approached him in a California casino requesting sexual acts in 1993. Fearing the story would threaten his starring roles in two family-oriented series, Louie initially paid a large amount of extortion money, but when the blackmailer's demands increased, Louie went to the police. The man was ... See more »

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