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Louie Perry Anderson
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Comedian; actor; author
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Louie Anderson Fast Facts:
Was the youngest of 11 children.
Was employed full-time as a school counselor, specializing in helping troubled kids, before pursuing a comedy career.
Won first place at the 1981 Midwest Comedy Competition.
Got his big break appearing on
The Tonight Show
Won two Daytime Emmys for his 1990s animated series,
Life With Louie
Has written books focusing on the difficulties of growing up overweight and with an alcoholic father, including
Dear Dad—Letters From an Adult Child, Good-bye Jumbo...Hello Cruel World
The F Word: How to Survive Your Family
Was extorted by an Arizona man, whom Anderson helped convict by cooperating with the FBI on a sting operation.
Cofounded H.E.R.O., a charity organization devoted to helping homeless people get back on their feet.
Louie Anderson Relationships:
Ora Anderson - Mother
Louie Anderson - Father
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