Police confirmed the news this morning, revealing that no foul play was suspected in his death.
“This morning at 6:41 a.m. the Asheville Police Department responded to the home of actor Harry Anderson where he was found deceased. No foul play is suspected,” the Asheville Police Department said in a statement.
Anderson starred in the 1980s sitcom Night Court for its nine season run which earned the show seven Emmy Awards and 31 nominations, including three nominations for Anderson, who starred as Judge Harry T. Stone.
Anderson also appeared on Cheers, Dave's World and starred in the 1990 adaptation of Stephen King's It.
Judd Apatow mourned Anderson’s death on Twitter Monday, writing, “I interviewed Harry Anderson when I was 15 years old and he was so kind, and frank and hilarious. The interview is in my book Sick In The Head. He was a one of a kind talent who made millions so happy.”