Night Court ran in total for nine seasons, with Anderson being the recipient of multiple Emmy nominations in the process.
Asheville police responded to Anderson's home before 8 a.m. Monday, according to the local CBS station.
There were no publicly known health issues for Harry Anderson, though he had lived a quieter life since Night Court's run ended, continuing to perform on a daily basis but a bit further from the spotlight.
The actor also starred as Richie Tozier in the 1990 version of Stephen King's It and played Jim Korman in Tales from the Crypt. He then went on to play the titular character in Dave's World, which was based on syndicated humor columnist Dave Barry, for four seasons until 1997. He also held guest roles on FX's Son of the Beach, HBO's Tanner '88, NBC's 30 Rock, Parker Lewis Can't Lose, The John Larroquette Show, and Comedy Bang!
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Morgan, and he had two children from a previous marriage, according to IMDB. However, he also made several appearances on SNL, and had a recurring role on Cheers.
Anderson grew up not necessarily wanting to be an actor, but a magician.
Harry Anderson poses May 19, 1988, for photographers after a press conference in NY announcing NBC-TV's prime time line-up for fall 1988. Anderson worked as a street performer in San Francisco in his younger years before making his way up to L.A.'s Magic Castle in the early 80s. The interview is in my book Sick In The Head. "He was a one of a kind talent who made millions so happy", the post said.
Celebrities reacted to Anderson's death on social media Monday.