IndieWire’s first interview with Anderson in January took enough unexpected turns that a secondary phone call was required to finish the talk. As a stand-up comedian and storyteller at heart, discussing his Emmy-winning role of Christine Baskets on FX’s bittersweet comedy “Baskets” sent Anderson off into contemplative explorations about the character, his own mother who inspired his portrayal and how his life has changed in the past few years.
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“I’ve lost a lot of siblings. That changes you completely and makes you think differently. And age, getting older,” Anderson told IndieWire. “This role helped with being a nicer person,