Night Court Actor Harry Anderson Dies at 65

Harry Anderson, best known for his role as Judge Harry Stone in NBC's Night Court has died at age 65, according to Variety.

The trade picked the news up from a local news report by WSPA-TV, stating police officers were called to a home in Asheville, N.C. this morning. No cause of death was stated, but the report says police do not suspect foul play. According to TMZ, Anderson's son, Dashiell, says he passed away of natural causes.

Nigh Court ran on NBC from 1984 to 1992 and starred Anderson for all nine seasons. Anderson's character, Judge Harry Stone, presided over the night shift of a New York City municipal courtroom. Stone was a silly but soft-hearted judge, whose courtroom saw its fair share of whimsical defendants. Anderson actually started off as a magician, a talent which was later incorporated into his character on Night Court. Anderson earned three Emmy nominations for the role.

In addition to Night Court, Anderson's other TV credits include Cheers and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

This article originally appears on TV Guide.com.

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Apr 17, 2018
I resigned my office-job and now I am getting paid £64 hourly. How? I work over internet! My old work was making me miserable,MVq so I was forced to try something different, two years after...I can say my life is changed-completely for the better!
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Apr 17, 2018
Anderson isn't dead according to TVcom (as of this writing). The "most complete TV site anywhere".

Then again, neither is R. Lee Ermey.

I don't see any columnist saying that they're the most accurate columnist anywhere. So TVcom's self-advertise completeness trumps them.
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Apr 17, 2018
And in the TV movie version of It.
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Apr 17, 2018
Night Court is one of the greatest television shows ever. I lost count of how many times I was laughing so hard at episodes of this series that I couldn't breathe. A huge reason why Night Court is so great is because of Harry Anderson. He was perfectly cast as Judge Harry Stone. Nobody could have played that role better. I think it's terrible that he never won an Emmy for his work on Night Court (He was nominated three times, but never won.). He should have because he deserved it.
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Apr 17, 2018
I used to watch that during the 80s. :(
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Apr 17, 2018
Sad... Too young. Night Court is one of my all-time favorites. Actually I've probably watched all the episodes more times than any other show.
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Apr 17, 2018
A very funny man...after Night Court, his turn as Harry the Hat was very funny, conning the regulars. Very sad news.
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Apr 17, 2018
This stinks. Harry Stone was one funny dude.
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Apr 17, 2018
Sad, he was still very young.. :(
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