'Night Court' star Harry Anderson dies at 65

Tuesday, 17 Apr, 2018

Harry Anderson, the actor best known for playing an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the televised comedy series "Night Court", has been found dead in his North Carolina home. There is no official cause of death, but no foul play is suspected.

Harry starred on nearly 200 episodes of Night Court as Judge Harry Stone after first breaking out on Saturday Night Live in the early 1980s.

Besides his "Night Court" role, Anderson made numerous appearances on "Saturday Night Live" and had a recurring role on "Cheers".

The Rhode Island born star also appeared on Cheers and starred in his own sitcom, Dave's World, which ran from 1993 to 1997. He also had a nightclub in the French Quarter called Oswald's Speakeasy.

Anderson was 65 years old.

He's survived by 2 children and his wife, Elizabeth Morgan.