Harry Anderson, 'Night Court' star, dead at 65

Harry Anderson, 'Night Court' star, dead at 65

Classic sitcom Night Court dependably delivered laughs on NBC for the better part of a decade between the early 80s and early 90s.

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Harry Anderson has sadly passed away.

"I interviewed Harry Anderson when I was 15 years old and he was so kind, and frank and hilarious".

Police officials told WSPA and The Hollywood Reporter that Anderson died at his home in Asheville, NC, Monday morning.

Sadly, the actor was found dead in his home in North Carolina on Monday. In a statement to THR, the Asheville Police Department revealed that no foul play is suspected. A cause of death for the actor is not known at this time.

Anderson had two children from his first marriage to Leslie Pollack. They had been married since 2000.

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"Night Court" ran on NBC from 1984 until 1992, and Anderson received three lead comedy actor Emmy nominations for his role. Viewers could always count on Judge Harry Stone, the supporting ensemble (including none other than John Larroquette), and Night Court for plenty of laughs.

Fans may remember Anderson for his role in "Night Court", but it was hardly his only acting job. He appeared on Cheers, which actually ran concurrently with Night Court and even shared the "Must See TV" lineup.

The actor also starred as humorist Dave Barry on CBS' Dave's World from 1993 to 1997. Anderson, who grew up moving around the country with a mother he described as a "hustler" who "did a lot of things", began performing in southern California magic clubs while still in high school, NBC reports.

In 1981 he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live, and landed a role on Cheers in 1982.

Our thoughts here at CinemaBlend go out to the friends, family, and loved ones of Harry Anderson in this hard time.

Before "Night Court", Anderson played Harry, a small-time con man and semi-regular patron at the bar in "Cheers".

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