Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
1952 – He was born on the 14th day of October this year in Newport, Rhode Island, Anderson was a street magician before becoming an actor.
1981 – He made an appearance on “Saturday Night Live” between this year until 1985.
1984 – He is famous for the role of Judge Harry Stone on the television series Night Court.
1987 – He had a recurring guest role as con man "Harry the Hat" on Cheers, toured extensively as a magician, and did several magic/comedy shows for broadcast, including Harry Anderson’s Sideshow.
1989 – His book called Games You Can’t Lose: A Guide for Suckers, a collection of gags, cons, tricks and scams, which he wrote together with long-time friend Turk Pipkin, was published this year.
1990 – He starred in the sitcom Dave’s World, based loosely on the life and columns of humor columnist Dave Barry.
2006 – He and his wife announced their decision to leave New Orleans, citing concerns including declining tourism to the city, the re-election of Mayor Ray Nagin, and the depressed mood prevailing in New Orleans.