Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$10 million
Date Of BirthOctober 14, 1952
SpouseElizabeth Morgan, Leslie Pollack
MarkTowering height and slender frame
FactHe and his wife survived Hurricane Katrina by remaining in New Orleans but have planned to migrate to Asheville, North Carolina.

Harry Anderson was born on October 14, 1952 in Newport, Rhode Island. His parents, Marianne and Stuart Anderson, were both of Swedish descent. Harry has two older sisters, Nancy and Susan. He was educated at the Portsmouth Abbey School, a private boarding school in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. After graduating from high school, Harry attended the University of California, Berkeley. He did not complete his studies at Berkeley, but instead moved to San Francisco where he began his career as a stand-up comedian.

Harry Anderson is best known for his role as Judge Harry Stone on the television series Night Court. He has also appeared in a number of films and television shows including Cheers, Dave’s World, and Tales from the Crypt. In addition to his acting career, Harry is also a successful magician and has written several books on the subject.

Harry Anderson is married to Elizabeth Morgan. The couple has two children, Eva and Dashiell. Harry also has a daughter from a previous marriage, Gail Anderson-Cohen.

Harry Anderson has a net worth of $10 million. His salary is not publicly available, but it is estimated that he earns between $20,000 and $30,000 per episode of Night Court.

Harry Anderson is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs approximately 185 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair.

General Info

Full NameHarry Anderson
Net Worth$10 million
Date Of BirthOctober 14, 1952
Height1.93 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Actor, Magician, Businessperson, Television Director
EducationNorth Hollywood High School


SpouseElizabeth Morgan, Leslie Pollack
ChildrenEva Fay Anderson, Dashiell Anderson


NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, People's Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a New TV Series
MoviesA Matter of Faith, Harvey, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme, Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs, The Escape Artist, Hexing a Hurricane, The Science of Magic
TV ShowsDave's World, Night Court, It, Our Time

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#Marks / Signs
1Towering height and slender frame


1We treated all of the dead with dignity.
2There's this perception sometimes around here that I'm this Hollywood guy.
3Is now the time to legalize prostitution?
4But I'm very thankful that no one is slamming my head against the wall anymore.
5I am richer than Davy Crockett. I can settle back and do what I want to do. And what I want to do is card tricks and magic.
6I'll give it a shot. But I don't know that a year from now I'm going to be here. Nobody does.
7Even a fool knows you can't touch the stars, but it won't keep the wise from trying.
8I'm not Hollywood. I'm a Quarter Rat. I belong here.
9The biggest challenge in New Orleans has been to find a worker who can climb a ladder after lunch.


1Opened a speakeasy called Oswalds in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. [June 2005]
2He and his wife are moving to Asheville, North Carolina. [August 2006]
3Owns a store in New Orleans called Sideshow. [July 2003]
4He and his wife survived Hurricane Katrina by remaining in New Orleans but have planned to migrate to Asheville, North Carolina.
5Father of Eva Fay Anderson (Eva Anderson) (born 1981) and Dashiell William Anderson (Dashiell Anderson) (born 1985).
6In the summer of 2005, he opened a nightclub in the French Quarter of New Orleans called "Oswald's Speakeasy," where he is often featured as a performer.
7Before television and movies, was a live performer for the Green Show at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon.
8Graduated as valedictorian of North Hollywood High School, 1970.
9When appearing on Saturday Night Live (1975) in 1982, he performed a "geek trick" by sticking a long needle through the skin of his forearm. He said to some squeamish audience members "It's just a trick!" Then to show that it wasn't "real," he moved the needle back and forth and blood began to pour out of the "wound.".
10Reportedly was once a Three Card Monte dealer on New York City streets.
11Before he became an actor, he taught a course on how to detect frauds and confidence ("con") artists.
12Incorporates pickpocket techniques in his magic act.
13His former wife, Leslie, is a certified witch.
14Magician turned actor




A Matter of Faith2014Professor Kaman
30 Rock2008TV SeriesHarry Anderson
Son of the Beach2002TV SeriesBull Cracker
Explore Our World2000TV Series
Noddy1998TV SeriesJack Fable
The Science of Magic1997TV MovieHost
Dave's World1993-1997TV SeriesDave Barry
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1997TV SeriesDr. Fat Head Mensa
Oops! The World's Funniest Outtakes 61997TV Movie
The John Larroquette Show1996TV SeriesDr. Gates
Harvey1996TV MovieElwood P. Dowd
Night Stand1996TV SeriesHarry
Hearts Afire1994TV SeriesDave Barry
Cheers1982-1993TV SeriesHarry 'The Hat' Gittes
Night Court1984-1992TV SeriesJudge Harry T. Stone
Parker Lewis Can't Lose1992TV SeriesRonny Ray Rasmussen
It1990TV Mini-SeriesRichie Tozier
Tales from the Crypt1990TV SeriesJim Korman
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme1990TV MoviePeter Piper
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1988-1989TV SeriesProfessor Henry Crawford Prof. Henry Crawford
Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs1988TV MovieFreddie
Tanner '881988TV Mini-SeriesBilly Ridenhour
Vanishing America1986VideoDog Owner
Tales from the Darkside1985TV SeriesLeon
Scandals1984TV MovieHost
The Escape Artist1982Harry Masters
Twilight Theater1982TV Movie


Dave's WorldTV Series writer - 3 episodes, 1995 - 1997 written by - 2 episodes, 1996 - 1997
Harry Anderson: The Tricks of His Trade1996TV Special
Tales from the Crypt1992TV Series screenplay - 1 episode
Night CourtTV Series written by - 4 episodes, 1987 - 1990 story by - 1 episode, 1989
Harry Anderson's Hello Sucker1986TV Movie
The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion1986TV Special uncredited


Parker Lewis Can't Lose1992TV Series performer - 1 episode
Night Court1984-1990TV Series performer - 10 episodes
Harry Anderson's Sideshow1987TV Movie performer: "Canvas, Sawdust & Dreams"


Night Court1989TV Series magic consultant - 1 episode
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1988TV Series magical consultant - 1 episode
Tales from the Darkside1985TV Series magic advisor - 1 episode
Cheers1983TV Series special technical advisor - 1 episode


Night Court1987-1990TV Series 2 episodes

Animation Department

Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1988TV Series animator - 1 episode


Harry Anderson's Sideshow1987TV Movie executive producer


Biography1994TV Series documentary acknowledgment - 1 episode


Back to the Grind2007TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
TV Land: Myths and Legends2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2006TV SeriesHimself
Today2006TV SeriesHimself
I Love the 80's 3-D2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Mondo Magic2004TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Sin City Spectacular1999TV SeriesHimself
The World's Greatest Magic 51998TV SpecialHimself
Oops! The World's Funniest Outtakes 51997TV MovieHimself - Host
Harry Anderson: The Tricks of His Trade1996TV Special
Magicians' Favorite Magicians1996TV MovieHimself - Host
Oops! The World's Funniest Outtakes 31996TV MovieHimself - Host
Oops! The World's Funniest Outtakes 21996TV MovieHimself - Host
Oops! The World's Funniest Outtakes 41996TV MovieHimself - Host
Circus of the Stars Goes to Disneyland1994TV SpecialHimself - Host
Late Show with David Letterman1994TV SeriesHimself
Biography1994TV Series documentaryHimself
The Chevy Chase Show1993TV SeriesHimself
Circus of the Stars and Sideshow1992TV Special documentaryHimself - Performer
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1987-1991TV SeriesHimself / Judge Harry Stone
The 4th Annual American Comedy Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
Can We Be Serious1989TV Movie documentary
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1989TV SeriesHimself
The 10th Annual National CableACE Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Host
D.C. Follies1988TV SeriesHimself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1988TV SpecialHimself
The Magical World of Disney1988TV SpecialHimself
The Best of Gleason1988TV MovieHimself - Host
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour1988TV SeriesHimself
Blackout1988TV SeriesHimself
Magic in the Magic Kingdom1988TV SpecialHimself
She's Having a Baby1988Himself (uncredited)
Harry Anderson's Sideshow1987TV MovieHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1987TV SeriesHimself
The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1987TV SpecialHimself - Nominee / Presenter
The Wil Shriner Show1987TV SeriesHimself
The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards1987TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Favourite Female Performer in New Television Series
Super Password1987TV SeriesHimself
Showtime Comedy Club Network1987TV SeriesHimself - Host
Harry Anderson's Hello Sucker1986TV MovieHimself
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series & Presenter: Creative Arts Awards
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration1986TV Special documentaryHimself
Comic Relief1986/ITV SpecialHimself
Nell Carter... Never Too Old to Dream1986TV MovieHimself
The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion1986TV SpecialHimself
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHimself
Our Time1985TV SeriesHimself
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHimself
Disneyland's 30th Anniversary Celebration1985TV Movie documentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live1981-1985TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Host / Various
The $10,000 Pyramid1983-1984TV SeriesHimself
Breakaway1984TV SeriesHimself
Salute!1983TV SeriesHimself
An Evening at the Improv1982TV SeriesGuest host
Magic with the Stars1982TV MovieHimself
The 6th Annual Young Comedians1981TV SpecialHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1980TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Magician
The Big Laff Off1978TV SeriesHimself
Gotham Comedy Live2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Host
Comedy Bang! Bang!2013TV SeriesHimself
New Orleans Story2008DocumentaryHimself


Nominated Awards

1987Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesNight Court (1984)
1986Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesNight Court (1984)
1985Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesNight Court (1984)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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