‘Night Court’ Cast, Hollywood Pay Tribute To Harry Anderson

Refresh for updates… Hollywood took to social media to mourn the death of Harry Anderson, a comedian, magician and actor who was best known for his role on the 1984-93 NBC sitcom Night Court. Shortly after the news was announced, his co-stars from the show Marsha Warfield and Markie Post posted their condolences on Twitter.
“Oh, no! Aw man, I’m so sorry to hear this. My condolences to his family, friends, fans and everyone who loved him. Rest in peace, Harry the Hat, you…

Refresh for updates… Hollywood took to social media to mourn the death of Harry Anderson, a comedian, magician and actor who was best known for his role on the 1984-93 NBC sitcom Night Court. Shortly after the news was announced, his co-stars from the show Marsha Warfield and Markie Post posted their condolences on Twitter. “Oh, no! Aw man, I’m so sorry to hear this. My condolences to his family, friends, fans and everyone who loved him. Rest in peace, Harry the Hat, you…

‘Night Court’ Star Markie Post Is ‘Devastated’ by Harry Anderson’s Death

Markie Post, who played public defender Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom “Night Court,” reacted to the news of series star Harry Anderson’s death at age 65 on Monday, saying she was “devastated” by the loss.

“I am devastated,” Post, who appeared as a regular on Seasons 3 through 9 of the series, said in a tweet. “I’ll talk about you later, Harry, but for now, I’m devastated.”

Anderson was found in his home in Asheville, North Carolina, early Monday morning, police confirmed to the local CBS station WSPA.

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The actor earned three Emmy nominations for his role as Judge Harry Stone on the NBC comedy, which aired from 1984 to 1992. Police said no foul play was suspected. A spokesperson for the Asheville Police Department did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

His co-star Marsha Warfield posted a tearful reaction to the news of Anderson’s death to Facebook, saying: “I didn’t know I was going to be this emotional, or I wouldn’t have started this video.”

Warfield said, “he was a good man, he was a good friend. He was kind to me when I first got on ‘Night Court.’”

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Anderson’s other credits include Harry “Harry the Hat” Gittes on “Cheers”and Dave Barry on “Dave’s World.”

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Markie Post, who played public defender Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom “Night Court,” reacted to the news of series star Harry Anderson’s death at age 65 on Monday, saying she was “devastated” by the loss.

“I am devastated,” Post, who appeared as a regular on Seasons 3 through 9 of the series, said in a tweet. “I’ll talk about you later, Harry, but for now, I’m devastated.”

Anderson was found in his home in Asheville, North Carolina, early Monday morning, police confirmed to the local CBS station WSPA.

The actor earned three Emmy nominations for his role as Judge Harry Stone on the NBC comedy, which aired from 1984 to 1992. Police said no foul play was suspected. A spokesperson for the Asheville Police Department did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

His co-star Marsha Warfield posted a tearful reaction to the news of Anderson’s death to Facebook, saying: “I didn’t know I was going to be this emotional, or I wouldn’t have started this video.”

Warfield said, “he was a good man, he was a good friend. He was kind to me when I first got on ‘Night Court.'”

Anderson’s other credits include Harry “Harry the Hat” Gittes on “Cheers”and Dave Barry on “Dave’s World.”

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“Night Court” alumni and more media personalities have taken to social media to mourn the death of Harry Anderson, who played Judge Harry T. Stone on the ’80s legal comedy. The 65-year-old actor died at his home in Asheville, N.C., according to a local media report. Police officers found his body early Monday morning, according to […]

“Night Court” alumni and more media personalities have taken to social media to mourn the death of Harry Anderson, who played Judge Harry T. Stone on the ’80s legal comedy. The 65-year-old actor died at his home in Asheville, N.C., according to a local media report. Police officers found his body early Monday morning, according to […]

Harry Anderson Dies: ‘Night Court’ Star & ‘Cheers’ Actor Was 65

Harry Anderson, who earned multiple Emmy nominations in the mid-’80s for playing Judge Harry T. Stone on the NBC comedy Night Court, was found dead today at a home in Asheville, NC. He was 65. No cause of death was reported, but Asheville Police PIO Christina Hallingse confirmed his death to Deadline and said they do not suspect foul play.
Anderson appeared in three Season 1 episodes of NBC’s Cheers as local flim-flam man/magician Harry “The Hat” Gitties, including a…

Harry Anderson, who earned multiple Emmy nominations in the mid-’80s for playing Judge Harry T. Stone on the NBC comedy Night Court, was found dead today at a home in Asheville, NC. He was 65. No cause of death was reported, but Asheville Police PIO Christina Hallingse confirmed his death to Deadline and said they do not suspect foul play. Anderson appeared in three Season 1 episodes of NBC’s Cheers as local flim-flam man/magician Harry “The Hat” Gitties, including a…

Harry Anderson, ‘Night Court’ Star, Dies at 65

“Night Court” star Harry Anderson has died, multiple outlets reported Monday. He was 65.

The actor was found in his home in Asheville, North Carolina, early Monday morning, police confirmed to the local CBS station WSPA.

Anderson earned three Emmy nominations for his role as Judge Harry Stone on the NBC comedy, which aired from 1984 to 1992. Police said no foul play was suspected. A spokesperson for the Asheville Police Department did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

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His co-star Marsha Warfield posted a tearful reaction to the news of Anderson’s death to Facebook, saying: “I didn’t know I was going to be this emotional, or I wouldn’t have started this video.”

Warfield said, “he was a good man, he was a good friend. He was kind to me when I first got on ‘Night Court.’”

She also posted on Twitter: “Oh, no! Aw man, I’m so sorry to hear this. My condolences to his family, friends, fans and everyone who loved him. Rest in peace, Harry the Hat, you were my friend.”

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Anderson’s other credits include Harry “Harry the Hat” Gittes on “Cheers”and Dave Barry on “Dave’s World.”

“Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick mourned the actor’s loss on Twitter as well.

“NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I loved this guy even though I had never met him,” he said. “Loved his comedy, his appearances on SNL (when they still had stand-ups), and Night Court is one of my all-time favorite sitcoms. I hope he is in some magical afterlife doing card tricks with Mel Tormé. #RIPHarry.”

See more reactions below.

Oh, no!

Aw man, I’m so sorry to hear this.

My condolences to his family, friends, fans and everyone who loved him.

Rest in peace, Harry the Hat, you were my friend. https://t.co/fv2yzW4sku

— Marsha Warfield (@MarshaWarfield) April 16, 2018

For some reason, Night Court always filled me as a child with a deep, almost physical melancholy whenever it came on TV.

— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) April 16, 2018

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I loved this guy even though I had never met him. Loved his comedy, his appearances on SNL (when they still had stand-ups), and Night Court is one of my all-time favorite sitcoms. I hope he is in some magical afterlife doing card tricks with Mel Tormé. #RIPHarry https://t.co/4l2vMz3zdw

— ʞɔiwbɿɒH ꙅiɿʜƆ (@hardwick) April 16, 2018

RIP Harry Anderson. Night Court was one of the best sitcoms ever. You made me laugh a lot (on Cheers also) pic.twitter.com/qLDp7jZbG6

— Jeff Dwoskin – Hashtag Roundup (@bigmacher) April 16, 2018

I loved me some Night Court and I loved “Harry the Hat” on Cheers. Rest in Peace, Harry Anderson. pic.twitter.com/6DnLHamF7U

— Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) April 16, 2018

RIP Harry Anderson. Night Court was one of the shows my grandma and I used to watch together. Good times. pic.twitter.com/Bth0vaGJyV

— Antonio French (@AntonioFrench) April 16, 2018

RIP to Harry Anderson; the glue that held Night Court together, the fake TV Dave Barry, and the very best Cheers supporting character of all time pic.twitter.com/YzFc37jACw

— Brandon Stroud (@MrBrandonStroud) April 16, 2018

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“Night Court” star Harry Anderson has died, multiple outlets reported Monday. He was 65.

The actor was found in his home in Asheville, North Carolina, early Monday morning, police confirmed to the local CBS station WSPA.

Anderson earned three Emmy nominations for his role as Judge Harry Stone on the NBC comedy, which aired from 1984 to 1992. Police said no foul play was suspected. A spokesperson for the Asheville Police Department did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

His co-star Marsha Warfield posted a tearful reaction to the news of Anderson’s death to Facebook, saying: “I didn’t know I was going to be this emotional, or I wouldn’t have started this video.”

Warfield said, “he was a good man, he was a good friend. He was kind to me when I first got on ‘Night Court.'”

She also posted on Twitter: “Oh, no! Aw man, I’m so sorry to hear this. My condolences to his family, friends, fans and everyone who loved him. Rest in peace, Harry the Hat, you were my friend.”

Anderson’s other credits include Harry “Harry the Hat” Gittes on “Cheers”and Dave Barry on “Dave’s World.”

“Talking Dead” host Chris Hardwick mourned the actor’s loss on Twitter as well.

“NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I loved this guy even though I had never met him,” he said. “Loved his comedy, his appearances on SNL (when they still had stand-ups), and Night Court is one of my all-time favorite sitcoms. I hope he is in some magical afterlife doing card tricks with Mel Tormé. #RIPHarry.”

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Harry Anderson, ‘Night Court’ Star, Dies at 65

Harry Anderson, the amiable actor who presided over the NBC comedy “Night Court” for nine seasons, has died at his home in Asheville, N.C., according to a local media report. He was 65. Anderson was found at his home by police officers early Monday morning, according to a report by WSPA-TV, the CBS affiliate in […]

Harry Anderson, the amiable actor who presided over the NBC comedy “Night Court” for nine seasons, has died at his home in Asheville, N.C., according to a local media report. He was 65. Anderson was found at his home by police officers early Monday morning, according to a report by WSPA-TV, the CBS affiliate in […]