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Louie Anderson, Stand-Up Comedian and Emmy-Winning Actor, Dies at 68

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Louie Anderson , the stand-up legend and Emmy-winning actor for his role in  Baskets , has died at the age of 68. The beloved comic was battling cancer. Born on March 24, 1953, in St. Paul, Minnesota, Anderson’s decades-long stand-up career broke through with his 1984 appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson . Following an appearance in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off in 1986, Anderson had...

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