Comedian, 'Baskets' actor Louie Anderson dead at 68 from cancer

Anderson's agent, Glenn Schwartz, said the actor died 'peacefully.'

1/21/2022 6:47:00 PM

BREAKING: Comedian Louie Anderson, who won an Emmy for his work on 'Baskets' in 2016, has died. He was 68.

Anderson's agent, Glenn Schwartz, said the actor died 'peacefully.'

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No seriously, what's really going on with these celebrities all dying, it's not their time?!?!? What devastating news RIP One my favorite comics growing up. Thanks for the laughs 🎙️😂 Rest in Peace. RIP Louie. Thank you for staying true to yourself always and for the laughs. You will be missed 💔 Should have been given as much coverage as death of Meatloaf.

I will sorely miss his so funny sense of humor. 💘 I remember him when I used play this game as a kid. RIP clairermassey RIP Louie 🙏💔😢🌺 Rest in Heaven 😇 thank you for sharing your gift Hope he gave his life to Jesus. May his soul rest in perfect peace. And if you don't have a personal relationship with Jesus please do so now

Louie Anderson Dead at 68 After Battle with CancerLouie Anderson Dead At 68, After Battle With Blood Cancer. MichaelLeahy26 God damn, 2022.

StinkinGenius1 Too many deaths!!!!!!! Thanks for the many laughs and amazing characters. RIP 🙏 Louie It has nothing to do with social class, race, political party, religion, geographic location. 'EVERY SOUL WILL TASTE DEATH ' Man, these celebrity death pools are going off this year. Rip again Louis. (Thought you went last year.)

Him too? RIP. You were good in Coming to America. Why are all of our stars leaving us! R.I.P funny man Legend

Stand-up comic and actor Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning 'Baskets' star, dies at 68'Life With Louie' and 'Baskets' actor Louie Anderson, who had a long career as a stand-up comic and also wrote well-received books, died Friday. Such a loss! Christine Baskets belongs in the canon of TV moms alongside Carol Brady and Marge Simpson. GODDAMMIT

Dang. RIP RIP Not Louie! Com'on Man! Rip thank you for the laughter! What a funny guy. So sad.

Louie Anderson: Longtime comedian dead at 68Earlier this week, Anderson's spokesperson said he was being treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma in a Las Vegas hospital. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🕊️ LOSING ANOTHER LEGEND

Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dead at 68Louie Anderson, the beloved comedian and Emmy-winning actor, died on Friday at the age of 68. So sad

Louie Anderson Dies: Comedian & Emmy Winner Was 68Comedian, game show host and three-time Emmy winner Louie Anderson has died at the age of 68. The Baskets star passed away in Las Vegas Friday morning, where he had entered hospital earlier this we… What is going on 2022? Every week!! RIPLOUIE Really 2022?! Stop. Prolifically funny man. First Bob, then Louie. Sad stuff. RIP.

Louie Anderson, Emmy-Winning Comedian, Dies at 68Louie Anderson, the iconic Emmy-winning comedian, actor and game show host, died Friday in Las Vegas after battling cancer, his publicist confirmed to Variety. He was 68. A seasoned stand-up with a… Damn I actually recognize the man, RIP. 😔 This is terrible news