Richard Moll, Famous ‘Night Court’ Actor, Dead At Age 80

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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Richard Moll, famous for playing the bailiff on “Night Court,” died Thursday in his Big Bear Lake, California home at the age of 80, according to ABC News.

Moll starred as “Bull” Shannon on the original “Night Court” sitcom from 1984 to 1992. His character was famous for saying his signature tagline, “Ohhh-kay,” and for towering over the other members in the courthouse with his oversized 6-foot-8-inch frame. The actor appeared in all 193 episodes of the long-running show. His cause of death has not been disclosed at this time, according to TMZ.

Moll’s death was confirmed by Jeff Sanderson, a publicist at Chasen & Company, per ABC News.

Moll’s character on “Night Court” was a fan favorite. The famous actor worked alongside Harry Anderson and John Larroquette.

The famous actor went on to pursue a slightly different path in the world of entertainment upon the conclusion of the show. Moll expanded his portfolio by taking on a number of voice acting roles, lending his talents to various video games, comic book projects and television shows like “Spider-Man: The Animated Series” and “Batman: The Animated Series,” according to TMZ.

Moll also had acting roles in “Ghost Shark,” “Slay Belles” and in the satire films, “But I’m a Cheerleader” and “Scary Movie 2.” He lent his talents to “Jingle all the Way,” “The Flintstones” and “Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage.” (RELATED: Famous Actor From ‘Shaft’ Dead At 81)

Moll did not return to reprise his role in the “Night Court” reboot.

Moll is survived by his children, Chloe and Mason Moll, ex-wife Susan Moll and stepchildren Cassandra Card and Morgan Ostling.