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Harry Anderson: Bringing magic to the Big Easy

Harry Anderson: Bringing magic to the Big Easy

Actor and comic Harry Anderson, who portrayed the eccentric judge Harry T. Stone on the NBC comedy series "Night Court," died on Monday at age 65. Below is a Los Angeles Times story, originally published on Nov. 28, 2005, in which Anderson discusses how he traded Hollywood for a new club of his own in the French Quarter and his role in the effort to revive New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. He and his wife left New Orleans in 2006 and moved to Asheville, N.C..

Harry Anderson, former star of the sitcoms "Night Court" and "Dave's...

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