'Night Court' star Harry Anderson dead at 65

Lawrence Kim
April 17, 2018

Harry Anderson, who starred on nearly 200 episodes of "Night Court", was reportedly found dead in his North Carolina home Monday morning.

The actor died at his home Monday in North Carolina.

Police were called to Anderson's home before 8 a.m., according to Christina Hallingse, Asheville police public information officer.

Anderson moved to Asheville from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in in 2005, according to The New York Times.

Anderson and his wife were discouraged with the city's recovery from the hurricane and chose to move to Asheville, wyff4.com reported.

TMZ reported Monday evening that no foul play is suspected in the death of the genially-deadpan actor who first rose to fame as a magician/stand-up comic.

He is survived by wife Elizabeth Morgan and his two children. Anderson's most famous role was that of a wisecracking judge on Night Court, but he also starred for four seasons on the show Dave's World, which was based on the writings of Miami Herald humorist Dave Barry.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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