Louie Anderson

Biography: Louie Perry Anderson (born March 24, 1953 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American stand-up comedian, who created the cartoon series Life with Louie and hosted the game show Family Feud from 1999-2002. His obesity is one of his trademarks, although he has slimmed considerably in recent years. He has experienced depression. Anderson recently published the book The F Word: How To Survive Your Family. He also wrote Goodbye Jumbo, Hello Cruel World. In 2000, Anderson was blackmailed by a 31-year-old man named Richard J. Gordon. Gordon extorted money from Anderson, threatening to reveal to tabloids his claim that Anderson approached him in a California casino requesting sexual acts in 1993. Anderson initially paid Gordon $100,000, fearing the story would threaten his starring roles in two family-oriented series, but when Gordon's demands increased to $250,000, he informed law enforcement authorities. Gordon was arrested and sentenced to 21 months in prison. [1] He is number 92 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest standups of all time.

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Louie Anderson's Scores

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Average career score: 48
Highest Metascore: 48 Coming to America
Lowest Metascore: 48 Coming to America
Score distribution:
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  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 movie review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
48 Coming to America Jun 29, 1988 Maurice 7.6