Tuesday, March 24, 2009

It's the Birthday of Louie Anderson

Louie Anderson was born on March 24, back in 1953. He is a stand up comedian, comedy writer, and game show host.

According to Wikipedia;
In 1981, while working as a counselor for troubled children, Louie won a first-place trophy at the Midwest Comedy Competition, hosted by Henny Youngman. After the competition, Youngman hired Louie as a writer, and Louie contends that this experience was helpful in crafting his comedy routines. He made his television debut on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1984.

He is number 92 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest standups of all time. Anderson was also in the movie Coming to America. According to Maxim, he was listed as the 11th worst comedian of all time. However, at the same time, Anderson was 5th on Maxim's list of the "worst comics of all time."

Comic Relief "Louie Anderson" Stand Up Comedy

Louie Anderson:
Mom! Louie's Looking at Me Again!

Louie Anderson @Wikipedia

Louie Anderson @Amazon.com

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