Comedian Louie Anderson Dies At Age 68 After Cancer Battle

Anderson died Friday in Las Vegas after a battle with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, his publicist Glenn Schwartz said.

(Fwrd Axis) — Emmy-winning stand-up comedian Louie Anderson died Friday after a battle with blood cancer. He was 68 years old.

Anderson died Friday in Las Vegas after a battle with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, his publicist Glenn Schwartz said.

He hosted th game show “Family Feud” from 1999 to 2002, in addition to making guest appearances on series like “Scrubs” and “Touched by an Angel.” He won two Daytime Emmy Awards for the “Life With Louie”.

He first made his big-time debut on “The Tonight Show” in 1984, appearing on the show when Jay Leno hosted as well as on David Letterman’s show.

He is survived by two sisters, Lisa and Shanna Anderson, according to his publicist.

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