Louie Anderson

Louie Anderson

Date of Birth

Birthday: March 24
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN

Louie Anderson is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host.

In 1995, Anderson created and produced a Saturday-morning animated series for Fox called Life with Louie. The series was based on Anderson's childhood with 10 siblings, a sweet-hearted mother and a loud, war-crazed father. It also detailed how he was picked on for his weight, and how he used comedy to deal with the teasing. The show ran for three years, and won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program.

From 1999 to 2002, Anderson was host of the new version of the game show Family Feud.

Louie Anderson is an American stand-up comedian, actor and television host.

In 1995, Anderson created and produced a Saturday-morning animated series for Fox called Life with Louie. The series was based on Anderson's childhood with 10 siblings, a sweet-hearted mother and a loud, war-crazed father. It also detailed how he was picked on for his weight, and how he used comedy to deal with the teasing. The show ran for three years, and won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program.

From 1999 to 2002, Anderson was host of the new version of the game show Family Feud.

As an actor, Anderson has appeared on episodes of Remington Steele, Grace Under Fire, Love & War, Chicago Hope, Touched by an Angel, Ally McBeal, Nash Bridges, Scrubs, and Drunk History.

He appeared in the films Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (with Matthew Broderick), Coming To America (with Eddie Murphy), and Sandy Wexler (with Adam Sandler).

For his performance on the FX comedy television series Baskets, Anderson received three consecutive Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nominations, winning once in 2016.

 

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Awards & Nominations

3 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2018
  • Nominee
  • Louie Anderson, as Christine Baskets
  • Baskets
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Louie Anderson, as Christine Baskets
  • Baskets
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Winner
  • Louie Anderson, as Christine Baskets
  • Baskets
  • FX Networks
  • FX Productions
2018 Performers Nominee Reception
2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Louie Anderson
2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration
Louie Anderson on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Louie Anderson with Television Academy Governors Patrika Darbo and Bob Bergen at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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2018 Performers Nominee Reception
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Naomi Grossman and Louie Anderson at the 2018 Performers Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Louie Anderson on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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Louie Anderson on the red carpet at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys.

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2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration
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Louie Anderson attends the Television Academy’s 2018 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 70th Emmy Awards at NeueHouse Hollywood on Monday, August 20, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.

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Louie Anderson on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Louie Anderson on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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