Louie Anderson died Friday, January 21 at the age of 68. He left behind a lasting and hilarious career as a comedian, host of the one of the greatest game shows of all time, Family Feud, and award-winning performances in shows like Baskets.
For all those marquee achievements, however, Anderson also had an intriguing and eclectic onscreen career that is less remembered. He played supporting roles in multiple classic '80s comedy films that are still popular today, for example. He also had a '90s animated series based on his own childhood. He even showed up on Young Sheldon.
So here's a sampling of Louie Anderson's work to jog memories an renew appreciation for a much-loved one-man comedic powerhouse.
- 19 VOTES
Life With Louie (1994-1998)Photo: Life With Louie/Fox
- 217 VOTES
Coming To America (1988)
- 310 VOTES
Baskets (2016-2019)Photo: Baskets/FX
- 45 VOTES
Family Feud (1999-2002)Photo: Family Feud/Viacom
- 55 VOTES
Coming 2 America (2021)
- 65 VOTES
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)