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 Harry Anderson

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Harry Anderson Famous memorial

Birth
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Death
16 Apr 2018 (aged 65)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID
188871826 View Source

Actor, Comedian, Magician. He was best known to television viewers as the quirky 'Judge Harry T. Stone' on the 1980s NBC situation comedy "Night Court" from 1984 to 1992. Born Harry Laverne Anderson, he was drawn to the art of magic in his youth and reportedly made money performing magic on the streets of San Francisco, California at the age of seventeen. He made his way to Los Angeles and its famed Magic Castle in the early 1980s where he connected with an agent. He would go on to appear on several NBC Saturday Night Live episodes around this time. He made his first acting debut in the television movie "Twilight Theater" in 1982. Besides "Night Court", he went on to appear on such television shows and miniseries as "Cheers", "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color", "Tales from the Dark Side", "It", "Dave's World", and "30 Rock". He was nominated three times for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Emmy Award during his years on "Night Court". In 2000, he moved to New Orleans, Louisiana to open a nightclub and a magic and curio shop.

Actor, Comedian, Magician. He was best known to television viewers as the quirky 'Judge Harry T. Stone' on the 1980s NBC situation comedy "Night Court" from 1984 to 1992. Born Harry Laverne Anderson, he was drawn to the art of magic in his youth and reportedly made money performing magic on the streets of San Francisco, California at the age of seventeen. He made his way to Los Angeles and its famed Magic Castle in the early 1980s where he connected with an agent. He would go on to appear on several NBC Saturday Night Live episodes around this time. He made his first acting debut in the television movie "Twilight Theater" in 1982. Besides "Night Court", he went on to appear on such television shows and miniseries as "Cheers", "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color", "Tales from the Dark Side", "It", "Dave's World", and "30 Rock". He was nominated three times for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Emmy Award during his years on "Night Court". In 2000, he moved to New Orleans, Louisiana to open a nightclub and a magic and curio shop.

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tori
  • Added: 16 Apr 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 188871826
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/188871826/harry-anderson: accessed ), memorial page for Harry Anderson (14 Oct 1952–16 Apr 2018), Find a Grave Memorial ID 188871826; Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend; Maintained by Find a Grave.