Night Court star dead

Calgary Sun - - SHOWBIZ -

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. an­der­son was 65. 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 art­deco ties.

He also ap­peared on the se­ries “Tales From The Crypt.”

An­der­son is sur­vived by two chil­dren from his first mar­riage to les­lie pol­lack, and by his cur­rent wife el­iz­a­beth Mor­gan.

HARRY AN­DER­SON

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