Birth Name: Louie Anderson
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Born Louie Perry Anderson on March 24, 1953 in Minneapolis, MN, the future comic was one of 11 children. With that much competition, he quickly realized the benefits of standing out with a sense of humor. Growing up with an alcoholic father, Anderson found work full-time as a school counselor to troubled children, until one night, on a dare, his comedy career began. At a comedy club in Minneapolis, Anderson bragged to his friends that he was just as funny as any of the comics on stage. They dared him to go up on stage and prove it - so he did. Within six months, he was doing comedy full time.His early comedy routines focused on the outrageous situations inherent with growing-up inside of a b...
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