Harry Laverne Anderson(October 14, 1952 – April 16, 2018) was anAmericanactor andmagician. He is best known for the role of Judge Harry Stone on the 1984–92television seriesNight Court. In addition to eight appearances onSaturday Night Livebetween 1981 and 1985, Anderson had a recurring guest role as con man Harry “The Hat” Gittes onCheers, toured extensively as a magician, and did several magic/comedy shows for broadcast, includingHarry Anderson’s Sideshow(1987).
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