Famous 1980s Actor Found Dead in Home

April 16, 2018

Harry Anderson, known best for his role as Judge Harry Stone on “Night Court” was found dead at his home in Asheville, North Carolina. He was 65 years old.


No foul play is suspected as of this moment, according to officials.




Anderson’s acting career started with many appearances on “Saturday Night Live” and led to his role as Harry “The Hat” Gittes on the TV sitcom “Cheers.”



He eventually landed the role as Judge Harry Stone on “Night Court” for nine seasons.


Anderson also went on to appear in a number of other TV shows, including 12 appearances on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” as a magician.



Harry Laverne Anderson was born on October 14, 1952, in Newport, Rhode Island. His family moved to Chicago when he was still young and then to California during his teenage years.


He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Morgan and his two children.




Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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