Louis Perry Anderson or commonly called Louie Anderson, is known for his hilarious punch lines and hosting skills as he is an American comedian, show host, writer, animator, and actor. His most symbolic act in the showbiz industry is his live comedy show, Louie: Larger than life, where he performed in prestigious stand-up bars in Las Vegas, Nevada, from 2003 to 2012.
Apart from his extensive experience in performing comic acts, he also got four books under his name, including But You Can Read Them Too (2018) and the classic Dear Dad – Letters from An Adult Child (1989). Sadly, the veteran entertainer died on January 21, 2022, due to cancer.
Want to know Louie Anderson’s wife, love life, and kids? Keep reading!
Is Louie Anderson Married to Wife?
The passed humorist spent most of his life being single, as he is often busy and focused on his career. However, it was recorded that he has been married twice, but both of the marriages ended up immediately.
Former Louie Anderson’s wife is a woman named Diane Jean Vono. The couple quickly realized that their marriage was not worth it, so they separated four months later.
After the failure of his first relationship, Louie Anderson’s wife, for the second time, was his lover in high school named, Norma J. Walker. Still, their marital relationship lasted for only four weeks, which Louie considered a “big mistake.”
After the series of failed serious engagements, he never tried to enter a relationship again, leading his fans to speculate that he is homosexual. Anderson never cleared out the allegation, so it is not confirmed. He also did not have the chance to be a father.
Louie Anderson’s Biography
The subject gagster was born on the 24th of March, 1953, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he was also raised. He grew up in a large family with 10 siblings, headed by their mother, Ora Zella Prouty Anderson, and father, Louis William Anderson, who was a famous trumpeter of his generation.
In his aforementioned 1989 book, he defined his father as an addict to alcohol and violence, who often abuse them. He also dedicated a book for his mother entitled Hey Mom: Stories for My Mother (2018), which covers the touching story of Ora.
Throughout his career, he won many awards, including the prestigious Daytime Emmy Awards for his animated show, Life with Louie, and Primetime Emmy Award for his appearance on FX’s comedy show, Baskets.
His death has been mourned by his fans all over the world and his fellow celebrities such as Zach Galifianakis paid him tribute.