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

Actor was found dead at age 65 in his North Carolina home on Monday

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.”