Actor and Comedian Louie Anderson Passed Away From Cancer

By ABC Audio on January 21, 2022

Stand-Up Comedian, Author, Game Show Host, and Actor, Louie Anderson, passed away at age 68.

The Comedian was struggling from cancer when he passed away surrounded by his sisters in a Las Vegas hospital.

He was invited by Johnny Carson to have his National Television debut on The Tonight Show in 1984.

Anderson was known for his many acting roles, mostly popularly Coming to America and Baskets. He even had a stint hosting Family Feud.

Fellow Comedians are holding him in their hearts.


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