“NIGHT COURT” STAR HARRY ANDERSON PASSES AWAY AT 65

ASHEVILLE, NC

 

 

 

Harry Anderson, who played Judge Harry Stone on NBC’s long running 1980’s show,  Night Court for nine years, has passed away at age 65.

 

 

 

Variety.com (@variety) reports, Anderson was found at his home by police officers early Monday morning,according to CBS affiliate, WSPA-TV. Police say no foul play was suspected.

 

 

 

Anderson made appearances on “Saturday Night Live” between 1981-1985, and had a recurring guest role on another NBC hit show from the 80’s, “Cheers”, as con-man Harry “The Hat” Gittes, but to many, Anderson was most notable for his role as Judge Harry Stone, a quirky character who ruled the bench in a Manhattan night court. Anderson earned three consecutive Emmy nominations for his work on the show from 1985-1987.

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