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Emmys 2016: Louie Anderson Wins Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Originally posted 09/18/2016 08:25PM

Congratulations are in order for Louie Anderson!

The star took home the 2016 Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for his work on the Zach Galifianakis–starring, Louis C.K.–executive-produced FX show Baskets Sunday.

This is Anderson's first Emmy nomination and first win. Black-ish stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson presented this year's award.

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Which Splash Star Is Losing Weight from Diving?


UpdatePosted 04/02/2013 02:30PM

Splash Star Louie Anderson Says the Show Is Helping Him Lose Weight

Originally posted 03/29/2013 03:35PM

Louie Anderson is diving his way to a trimmer waistline.

The comedian, who's currently competing on ABC's Splash, began training for the diving competition show three months ago – a feat he says was no easy task.

"I would say [it's been] 10 years or more since I [exercised] for any long period of time," Anderson, 60, tells PEOPLE. He was 417 pounds when he started the show, and his current weight will be revealed on a future episode.

Now, the show's trainers have the funnyman doing core-strengthening exercises and squats – something he's never been able to do before.

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