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Filmmaker Travon Free Remembers Louie Anderson: “One of the Kindest, Warmest and Funniest People”

The Emmy-winning writer and Oscar-winning filmmaker pays tribute to Anderson after 11 years of friendship.

Louie Anderson, Iconic Stand-Up Comic and ‘Baskets’ Star, Dies at 68

The Emmy-winning actor and author also created 'Life With Louie,' appeared in both 'Coming to America' films and hosted 'Family Feud.'

Actor and Comedian Louie Anderson Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Anderson, 68, was diagnosed with a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and "is resting comfortably," his longtime publicist Glenn Schwartz said Tuesday.

Critic’s Notebook: The End of ‘Baskets’ and the Struggle of Loving Niche TV

After four seasons, FX's 'Baskets' comes to an end on its own terms, which is all viewers can hope for when it comes to oddball shows like 'Lodge 49' or 'Perpetual Grace Ltd.'

‘Baskets’ Star Louie Anderson Teases “Heartfelt” Season 4

'Baskets' star Louie Anderson sat down with The Hollywood Reporter In Studio to talk about the "heartfelt" season four and filming "emotional" scenes with co-star Zach Galifianakis.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Comedy Actor Roundtable With Sean Hayes, Tracy Morgan and More

The Comedy Actor Roundtable features Sean Hayes, Tracy Morgan, Ray Romano, Louie Anderson, Marc Maron and Tony Shalhoub, who sit down for a (sometimes) serious talk about "nerve-wracking" nude scenes, dressing up as a woman and how the #MeToo movement is changing men.

Louie Anderson on Becoming Christine for ‘Baskets’: “I Look Good”

"I didn't realize that it would make a difference," Louie Anderson told The Hollywood Reporter in regards to his process of transforming to his 'Baskets' character Christine. "I thought I would be able to just put that on and I could still be who I am, but there was a definite change."