Harry Anderson, star of sitcom 'Night Court,' found dead in NC home

Harry Anderson on Night Court

Harry Anderson, star of sitcom 'Night Court,' found dead in NC home

Actor Harry Anderson, best known for his role on the hit sitcom "Night Court", died in Asheville, North Carolina Monday, according to several reports.

Police in Asheville, N.C. say they were called to the three-time Emmy winner's home shortly before 8 a.m. Monday morning, where they found his body.

Mr. Anderson was best known as Judge Harry Stone, presiding judge at an overnight court, presiding over small-time cases and a cast of crazies.

Asheville Police told the station that no foul play was suspected in his death. The Newport, Rhode Island-born actor also made multiple appearances on "Saturday Night Live".

In his later years, Anderson kept a low profile, only occasionally appearing in shows like "30 Rock", "Son of the Beach" and "Comedy Bang!"

He is survived by wife Elizabeth Morgan and his two children.

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