'Night Court' Actor Harry Anderson Dies at 65

Bessie Dean
April 17, 2018

Actor Harry Anderson, who was famous for playing Judge Harry Stone on the TV program "Night Court", was found dead in his Asheville home, according to the police.

His time on Cheers eventually led Anderson to his most recognizable role, starring as Judge Harry Stone on Night Court beginning in 1984. The series also starred John Larroquette, Richard Moll and Markie Post, has always been a syndication favorite.

Anderson is survived by his wife and two children, katu.com reported.

Anderson's other well known roles include eight appearances on Saturday Night Live and a recurring role as con man Harry "The Hat" Gittes on Cheers.

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John Larroquette summed up his feelings about the loss of fellow Night Court star Harry Anderson in one word Monday.

Marsha Warfield, who came onto Night Court in 1986 as the show's third bailiff, Rosalind Russell, left a tearful video on her Facebook page filmed in the front seat of her auto after hearing the sad news. "I'll talk about you later, Harry, but for now, I'm devastated". "Harry the Hat. Rest in peace". Anderson earned three Emmy nominations for his performance.

Judd Apatow mourned Anderson's death on Twitter Monday, writing, "I interviewed Harry Anderson when I was 15 years old and he was so kind, and frank and hilarious". The interview is in my book Sick In The Head. It was a dream come true.

Here is how Anderson's fans remembered his career.

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