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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 & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Life with Louie
(1995-1998)
Coming to America
(1988)
Baskets
Baskets Mrs. Baskets / Christine Baskets
(2016-2018)
The Louie Show
(1996)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (22 credits)
 2018 Louie Anderson: Big Underwear (TV Special)
 2016-2018 This Is Not Happening (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Dads (2018)
- The Law (2016)
 2017 Pure Flix Comedy All-Stars (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2017)
- Episode #1.11 (2017)
- Episode #1.10 (2017)
- Episode #1.9 (2017)
 2014 Gotham Comedy Live (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Louie Anderson (2014)
 2012 Louie Anderson: Big Baby Boomer (TV Special) (written by)
 2011 Louie Anderson Presents (TV Special documentary)
 2006 Comic Relief 2006 (TV Special documentary)
  Life with Louie (TV Series) (created for television by - 38 episodes, 1995 - 1998) (creator - 38 episodes, 1995 - 1998) (material by - 38 episodes, 1995 - 1998)
- Project: Mother's Day (1998) ... (created for television by) / (creator) / (material by)
- Do It or Donut (1998) ... (created for television by) / (creator) / (material by)
- Blinded by Love (1998) ... (created for television by) / (creator) / (material by)
- Family Portrait (1997) ... (created for television by) / (creator) / (material by)
- The Kiss Is the Thing (1997) ... (created for television by) / (creator) / (material by)
  The Louie Show (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 1996) (written by - 1 episode, 1996)
- Louie's Little Trip (1996) ... (creator)
- A Brush with Bob (1996) ... (creator)
- Scratcher (1996) ... (creator)
- Under the Rug (1996) ... (creator)
- Louie Gets Suspended (1996) ... (creator)
 1995 Comic Relief VII (TV Special documentary)
 1995 HBO Comedy Showcase (TV Series) (1995)
 1994 Life with Louie: A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. Stillman (TV Short) (created for television by) / (creator) / (material by)
 1992 Comic Relief V (TV Special)
 1992 Louis in St. Louis (TV Movie)
 1990 Comic Relief IV (TV Special documentary)
 1989 Comic Relief III (TV Special documentary)
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Johnsons Are Home (1988) ... (writer)
 1987 Comic Relief '87 (TV Special)
Show Show Actor (40 credits)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (108 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 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 »

Official Sites:

Instagram | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Louis Anderson

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I hope I'm not on E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 'til I'm dead. See more »

Trivia:

In a 2002 episode of E! True Hollywood Story (1996), he stated that, after being chosen to host the 1999 revival of Family Feud (1999), he wanted the blessing of original host Richard Dawson. For that reason, the studio invited Dawson to make a guest appearance on the premiere episode and "pass the torch" to Anderson, but Dawson declined the invitation. See more »

Trademark:

Broad, stocky frame See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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