Comedian Louie Anderson dead at 68

Anderson died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from cancer, said Glenn Schwartz, his longtime publicist. Anderson had a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Schwartz said previously.

Anderson is known for his unlikely performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV seriesBaskets.The role won him a 2016 Emmy for best supporting actor for his portrayal of Christine Baskets, mother to twins played by Zach Galifianakis.

He was a familiar face elsewhere on TV, including as host of a revival of the game show “家族世仇” 从 1999 至 2002, and on comedy specials and in frequent late-night talk show appearances.

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LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 748 -- Pictured: Comedian Louie Anderson performs on October 25, 2018 -- (摄影者: Lloyd Bishop/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images)

LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERSEpisode 748 — Pictured: Comedian Louie Anderson performs on October 25, 2018 — (摄影者: Lloyd Bishop/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images) (摄影者: Lloyd Bishop)

Anderson voiced an animated version of himself as a kid inLife With Louie.He created the cartoon series, which first aired in prime time in late 1994 before moving to Saturday morning for its 1995-98 跑. Anderson won two Daytime Emmy Awards for the role.

He made guest appearances in several TV series, 包含 “Scrubs” 和 “Touched by an Angel,” and was on the big screen in 1988′sComing to Americaand in last year’s sequel to the Eddie Murphy comedy.

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The comedian and actor died at the age of 68.

The comedian and actor died at the age of 68. (Photo by Bill Inoshita)

Anderson also toured regularly as a stand-up comedian.

的 “Coming to Americaactor and comedian was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Schwartz told The Associated Press Tuesday.

当时, his publicist said Anderson was undergoing treatment and wasresting comfortably.

三月 2020, Anderson opened up about the lifestyle changes he has been making, including that he’s been working on losing weight.

He added at the time that he wanted to continue to reach his target goal weight of 275 磅.

Actor/comedian Louie Anderson visits Build Series to discuss FX Networks' comedy TV series "Baskets" at Build Studio on June 21, 2019 在纽约市.

Actor/comedian Louie Anderson visits Build Series to discuss FX Networkscomedy TV seriesBasketsat Build Studio on June 21, 2019 在纽约市. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic)

I’m on the intermittent fast. One minute I’m eating, the next minute I’m not. Then I’m eating again,” 他说, 根据 第六页. “I figure, that way, I’m only eating for 30 minutes out of 60, which is half. I’m trying to get down to 40/20, so I’m not eating for 40 and eating for 20.

他加了, “没有, it’s a wonderful thing, the intermittent fasting.

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