GETTY HARRY ANDERSON NET WORTH: The actor was found dead in his home How much was Harry Anderson worth? In a statement to THR, the Asheville Police Department revealed that no foul play is suspected.
Mr. Anderson, who spent nine seasons presiding over a fictional Manhattan courtroom that played host to a steady stream of oddballs, was nominated for three consecutive Emmys, from 1985 to 1987.
Classic sitcom Night Court dependably delivered laughs on NBC for the better part of a decade between the early 80s and early 90s.
The actor also starred as humorist Dave Barry on CBS' Dave's World from 1993 to 1997.
Between The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live (where he did a number of stand-up comedy segments during the Eddie Murphy years), and a recurring role on Cheers as con man Harry the Hat, Anderson was a familiar face on NBC, and thus an easy choice in time to be rewarded with his own show. The interview is in my book Sick In The Head. "He was a one of a kind talent who made millions so happy", tweeted Judd Apatow.
I enjoyed Anderson's work well before that iconic show debuted in 1984 (the year I graduated high school). "I worked the streets in San Francisco and I did magic and special effects at the festival".
"I am richer than Davy Crockett", Anderson said in the story. Harry Anderson leaves behind a strong legacy of comedy and entertainment.More news: Winnipeg Jets prepare for first away game of series against Minnesota Wild
Harry starred on nearly 200 episodes of Night Court as Judge Harry Stone after first breaking out on Saturday Night Live in the early 1980s.
He told the Herald that he landed the Night Court gig after producers saw him on Cheers.
Although he had a long television career, Anderson said he never came to consider himself an actor. "I'm a magician, or a performer, by nature, and that's always what I've been", Mr. Anderson told WGN-TV in Chicago in 2014. I had the scripts next to me behind the bench.
"'Cheers' was my first acting job, but it was basically the character I had developed on the street", he said.
The cause of death is unknown at this time.
He went on to reunite with Larroquette with a guest-starring role in The John Larroquette Show in 1996.