Comedian Louie Anderson has died at the age of 68 following a battle with blood cancer.
Anderson had entered hospital earlier this week for treatment of diffuse large B cell lymphoma, a form of cancer, his longtime publicist Glenn Schwartz, according to Deadline.
The 3-time Emmy Award was named “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time” by Comedy Central. He most recently co-starred alongside Zach Galifianakis in the FX comedy Baskets.
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