Louie Anderson As a Guest 2 segments Queue January 28, 2022 43:40 Remembering stand-up comic and actor Louie Anderson Anderson grew up in Minnesota, in a family with 11 children. His Emmy-winning performance in the FX series Baskets was based upon his mother. Anderson died Jan. 21. Originally broadcast in 2016. Obituary Louie Anderson Queue March 3, 2017 35:34 Comic Louie Anderson Modeled His 'Baskets' Role After His Own Mom Anderson delivers a standout performance as the mother of an embittered rodeo clown in Baskets, which is now in its second season. Originally published March 2, 2016.