Louie Anderson (I) (1953–2022)


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Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy®-Award winner, was 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 spanned more than 30 years. He was a best-selling author, star of his own stand up specials and sitcoms, and toured the country ... See full bio »

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Known For

Life with Louie Andy Anderson (Dad) / Little Louie / Narrator
(1994-1998)
(1988)
Baskets Christine Baskets
(2016-2019)
The Louie Show Louie Lundgren
(1996)

Filmography

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 2021 Twenties (TV Series)
Maurice
- Everything (2021) ... Maurice
- Killing Me Softly with His Song (2021) ... Maurice
 2021 No Activity (TV Series)
- 40 Days & 40 Nights (2021) ... (voice)
 2021 Coming 2 America
Maurice
 2020 Search Party (TV Series)
Bob
- The Reckoning (2020) ... Bob
- Irrefutable Evidence (2020) ... Bob
- Rogue Witness (2020) ... Bob
- In God We Trust (2020) ... Bob
- The Whistleblower (2020) ... Bob
 2020 Young Sheldon (TV Series)
Ralph
 2016-2019 Baskets (TV Series)
Christine Baskets
- Moving On (2019) ... Christine Baskets
- Mrs. Baskets Goes to Sacramento (2019) ... Christine Baskets
- Grandma's Day (2019) ... Christine Baskets
- Housewarming (2019) ... Christine Baskets
- Common Room Wake (2019) ... Christine Baskets
 2015-2017 Pickle and Peanut (TV Series short)
Gary Agnes / Gory Agnes
- Camp; Freeway Island (2017) ... Gary Agnes
- Gory Agnes/Haunted Couch (2015) ... Gory Agnes (voice)
 2017 Sandy Wexler
Testimonial
 2017 Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special (TV Special)
Louie Anderson
 2016 Drunk History (TV Series)
Winston Churchill
- The Roosevelts (2016) ... Winston Churchill
 2014 Pop Star Puppy
Wiseman
 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)
 2006 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Lou Appleton
- Unaired Pilot (2006) ... Lou Appleton
 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 Short)
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
 1994-1998 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 Bebe'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 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 Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (139 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Mall of America (with Loni Anderson) (1997) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Cameo | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

Louis Anderson

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

?  (divorced)

Relatives:

Anderson, Lisa (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on his immense weight] My first words were "Seconds, please". Most kids in kindergarten napped on a little rug. I had a braided 9 x 12. See more »

Trivia:

Shot the pilot episode of the popular 80s/90s sitcom, Perfect Strangers (1986). Louie played the role of "Larry", alongside Bronson Pinchot, who played "Balki". Believing Bronson and Louie did not have the right chemistry, Louie's part was recast for the series, and played by Mark Linn-Baker. See more »

Trademark:

Nasally, Minnesota accent See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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