Anderson, who played the off-the-wall judge working the night shift in “Night Court,” was found dead in his North Carolina home.
ASHEVILLE, N.C.—Harry Anderson, the actor best known for playing an off-the-wall judge working the night shift of a Manhattan court room in the televised comedy series Night Court, has been found dead in his North Carolina home.
A statement from the Asheville Police Department said officers responded to a call from Anderson’s home early Monday and found him dead. The statement said foul play is not suspected.
On Night Court, Anderson played Judge Harry T. Stone, a young jurist who professed his love for singer Mel Torme, actress Jean Harlow, magic tricks and his collection of art-deco ties.
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