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Tue Jul 13, 2021, 10:50 PM

Charles Robinson, who played court clerk on long-running 'Night Court,' dies at 75

Charles Robinson, a versatile actor best known for his role as the court clerk Mac Robinson in the long-running sitcom “Night Court,” died July 11 at a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 75.

“Night Court” aired on NBC from 1984 to 1992 and featured an ensemble cast of skilled comic actors, headed by Harry Anderson as a youthful judge fond of magic tricks and jazz singer Mel Tormé.

In addition to Mr. Robinson, John Larroquette, Markie Post, Richard Moll and Marsha Warfield rounded out the cast.

Mr. Robinson was a prolific stage actor and had supporting parts in series such as “Buffalo Bill,” “Love & War,” “Home Improvement,” “Hart of Dixie” and “The Game.”

Mr. Robinson was born in Houston on Nov. 9, 1945. From a young age, he sang in rock and gospel groups and considered a career as a preacher.

“But I didn’t like much of anything about a musician’s life,” he told the Houston Chronicle.

“So one day I happened to turn on the TV and there was Bill Cosby. That’s for me, I said. I want to be an actor.”

At: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/charles-robinson-who-played-court-clerk-on-long-running-night-court-dies-at-75/ar-AAM7Kdi

Actor Charles Robinson, 1945-2021, in his iconic role as Mac in “Night Court.”

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Tue Jul 13, 2021, 10:55 PM

1. Rest in power, Mac.

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