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Born Harry Laverne Anderson
October 14, 1952 (age 65)
Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
Occupation Actor, writer, director, magician
Years active 1978–present
Spouse(s) Leslie Pollack (m. 1977; div. 1999)
Elizabeth Morgan (m. 2000)
Harry Laverne Anderson (born October 14, 1952) is an American actor, screenwriter, director and magician. He is best known for the role of Judge Harry Stone on the 1984–92 television series Night Court. In addition to eight appearances on Saturday Night Live between 1981 and 1985, Anderson had a recurring guest role as con man Harry "The Hat" Gittes on Cheers, toured extensively as a magician, and did several magic/comedy shows for broadcast, including Harry Anderson's Sideshow (1987).