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Louie Anderson Biography, Age, Ex-wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 8, 2019

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Short Biography

Louie Anderson was born on 24-03-1953 in Saint Paul in the state of Minnesota, United States. He is an American Comedian, Film Actor, Television Actor, Voice Artist, Television Presenter, Television Personality & Author who is known for his work in Hollywood.

Louie Anderson Complete Bio & Career

Louie Anderson grew up in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He made his debut in the year 1984 as a stand-up comedian on The Tonight Show. In late 1985, Anderson was cast as Lou Appleton alongside Bronson Pinchot on the pilot episode of Perfect Strangers for ABC (which was known in this early stage as The Greenhorn). When the show was picked up, Anderson was replaced by Mark Linn-Baker in the role of Appleton (whose first name was then changed from Lou to Larry) as the producers didn't think the chemistry between Anderson and Pinchot was quite right. The show ran for eight seasons on ABC.
In 1988, Anderson played a role in John Landis' film Coming to America, which starred Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall. In 1995, Anderson created and produced a Saturday-morning animated series for Fox called Life with Louie. The show was a 3-year hit on Fox, and won two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program. In 1999, Anderson landed the role of host of the new version of Family Feud. In 2000, Anderson appeared as a panelist on an episode of To Tell the Truth hosted by John O'Hurley. In 2012, Anderson filmed a standup special entitled Louie Anderson: Big Baby Boomer. In it, Anderson poked fun at his bad habits, pesky family members, and aging body. In 2013, Anderson appeared in the ABC reality television series Splash. After practicing several dives into a swimming pool then nearly drowning, he needed help getting out from co-star football player Ndamukong Suh. In October 2014, Anderson signed on as the promotional spokesperson for his home state's Land O'Lakes Sweet Cream butter brand. Anderson has since appeared in radio jingles, web ads, and television commercials promoting the product. He is currently a regular panelist on the TV game show Funny You Should Ask.

Louie Anderson Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Ora Zella and Louis William Anderson. He has 10 siblings. He married his high-school sweetheart in 1985 but the marriage lasted just 4 weeks.

Life's Important Dates Of Louie Anderson

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Light Brown
Hair Colour Light Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Saint Paul, Minnesota
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School Johnson Senior High, St. Paul
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Film - Coming to America (1988)
TV - The Tonight Show (1984)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website


Car Collections Audi Q7 and Mercedes SUV


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Sport Baseball
Favorite Actor Eddie Murphy
Favorite Place Las Vegas

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Louie Anderson

  • He is the tenth child out of eleven children.
  • Lived in Las Vegas during most of his career, but now lives in Los Angeles
  • 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.
  • In a 2016 interview on WTF with Marc Maron, Anderson revealed that his mother actually gave birth to 16 children, but five of them, the first baby and then two sets of twins—died in childbirth.

Louie Anderson Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

69 years, 8months, 2 days old age Louie Anderson will turn 70 on 24 March, 2023. Only 3 months, 25 days, 12 hours,7 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Louie Anderson has celebrated the total number of 69 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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