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.