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Louie Anderson

Comedian Louie Anderson during an interview in the Rio hotel-casino Friday, Feb. 1, 2002.

Relatively new to stand-up, Jon Lovitz will try hand on Strip
Relatively new to stand-up, Jon Lovitz will try hand on Strip
Friday, September 11, 2009
Compared with Louie Anderson, comedian Jon Lovitz is a lightweight. Lovitz will be filling in for the hefty Anderson at the Excalibur while Anderson takes a couple of weeks off beginning Sept. 15.
Louie Anderson sues over fall in Excalibur food court
Monday, August 17, 2009
"Larger Than Life" funnyman Louie Anderson claims in a lawsuit that he was injured when he slipped and fell while visiting a food court restaurant at the Excalibur hotel-casino, where he performs.
Anderson maintains his sense of humor in face of surgery
Thursday, June 1, 2006
In mid-June, he's the one who will be in stitches.
Louie 'thunders' in
Friday, March 10, 2006
The Australian hunks are the ones with the six-pack abs.
Columnist Joe Delaney: Anderson brings gimmick-free show to Orleans
Friday, July 26, 2002
Louie Anderson, the Gentle Giant of Comedy, has moved his live onstage chat room comedy format to the warm, friendly, state-of-the-art Orleans Showroom, appearing there through Sunday ... Anderson is conversational, topical, and gentle ... He never raises his voice, resorts to scatology or becomes visceral as so many comedians do today.
Still afloat: Comic Louie Anderson's career a lesson in resilience
Friday, March 15, 2002
The 49-year-old comedian recently finished writing his third book exploring the depths of the relationship he had with his dysfunctional family.
Columnist Joe Delaney: Anderson showcases his comedic versatility
Friday, January 18, 2002
Louie Anderson, comedy's gentle giant, starts a fortnight's stand tonight in the Rio's Samba Theatre ... Anderson's comedic style belies his Comedy Store origins ... He tells very funny, true-life anecdotes, the human comedy; hitting home, one-on-one, with the entire audience ... It's not the usual set-up/punch-line format; Anderson is the consummate storyteller.
Life with Louie
Monday, April 3, 2000
Who: Louie Anderson.
Louie, Loui-eee, Louie, Loui-iii
Friday, September 26, 1997
The comedian, at the time unemployed and in need of cash, applied for a job at a mini-mart. They called back. So did another interested outfit: "The Tonight Show."
Louie: a funny way to spend 90 minutes
Friday, December 20, 1996
This was followed by 20 minutes or so of observations on the airport, gaming, Caesars Forum Shops and the talking statues, hotel rooms and beds, before doing "Where are you from?," a true impromptu with audience members. Very few comedians can do this and be consistently funny, working without a net, doing so without offending anyone.