LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Minnesota-born stand-up comedian Louie Anderson, who lives now in Las Vegas, has been admitted to a hospital with blood cancer. He is 68. Anderson was born in St. Paul in 1953 and attended St. Paul Johnson High School. His big break in entertainment was a 1983 appearance on Johnny Carson’s “Tonight Show.” He made a brief appearance in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” andComing to America.”

Anderson. Specific diagnosis: Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma