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‘Night Court’ Star Richard Moll Dies at 80! His Health Issues and Movies

‘Night Court’ Star Richard Moll Dies at 80! His Health Issues and Movies

Facts of Richard Moll

Full Name:Richard Moll
Birth Date:January 13, 1943
Age:81 years
Death Date:October 26, 2023
Country:United States
Height: 6 feet 8 inches (2.03m)
Break UpKhrystyne Haje.
DivorceSusan Brown , Laura Class
Net Worth$20Million
Salary$3 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorGrey
Birth PlacePasadena, California
EducationUniversity of California, East High School.
FatherHarry Findley Moll
MotherViolet Anita Grill
KidsChloe Moll and Mason Moll.
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An American actor, Richard Moll is in the media limelight as Aristotle Nostradamus “Bull” Shannon on the sitcom, Night Court. He also played in hit series, Batman: The Animated Series and The New Batman Adventures as Harvey Dent/Two-Face. 

In 1978, he played the role of  Big Thug in the movie, Welcome Back, Kotter. He also appeared in three episodes of the TV show, The Misadventures of Sheriff as Leader Willie, Rufus in 1979. 

Early Life of Richard Moll

Richard Moll was born Charles Richard Moll on 13th January 1943, in Pasadena, California, United States. At the time of his death, he was only 80 years old. He was born under the sun sign of Capricorn. He used to cut his birthday cake annually on the 13th of January with his family and friends. His parents are Harry Findley Moll (father) and Violet Anita Grill (mother). His mother worked as a nurse while his father was a lawyer.

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Caption: Richard Moll’s early life picture (Photo: Celebswiki)

Richard had citizenship in America and belonged to a white ethnic background. Moll used to follow the Christian religion. Richard graduated with a degree in History from the University of California. He also studied at East High School.

Richard Moll was Single; First Wife

Moll was living a single life at the time of his death. He was married two times in his lifetime. His wife is Susan Brown and they tied the wedding knot in 1993. They lived as a married couple for 12 years and finally divorced in 2005.

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Caption: Richard Moll’s ex-wife picture (Photo: Getty Images)

Richard Moll’s Ex-Wife

He tied the wedding knot for the second time with Laura Class. In 1998, he and Laura got married until 1992. In 1992, he had an affair with an American actress, Khrystyne Haje.

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Caption: Richard Moll’s ex-wife picture (Photo: Getty Images)

Richard Moll’s Net Worth

As of 2023, Richard had an estimated net worth of $20 million. Richard collected this fortune from his successful career as an actor. He used to earn $3 million per annum. He and his wife bought a 3,000-square-foot home in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles at $1.75 million in 1993.

Richard Moll infront of the car
Caption: Richard Moll infront of the car (Photo: TMZ)

Richard Moll dies at 80

Moll left this universe on October 26, 2023, in Big Bear Lake, California. He was 80 years old at the time of his death. His publicist Jeff Sanderson announced his death with CBS News:

“Richard Moll, a character actor who found lasting fame as an eccentric but gentle giant bailiff on the original Night Court sitcom, has died at the age of 80. Moll died Thursday at his home in Big Bear Lake, California.”

Richard Moll’s Health Struggles

His father’s fight with Alzheimer’s Disease grabbed public concerns about his health. He didn’t suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease but he became an advocate of fund of Alzheimer’s research. His effort to the House Select Committee on Aging in 1989 made him grab humorous or antagonistic on-screen characters.

Professional Career of Richard Moll

  • Moll landed the role of Joseph Smith in the movie, Brigham in 1977.
  • In 1979, Moll played the role of Eugene in the television series, Happy Days.
  • He shared the big screen with h Jan-Michael Vincent and Kim Basinger in the movie, Hard Country in 1989.
  • Richard appeared along with John Larroquette in the series, Mork & Mindy.
  • He appeared as the sorcerer Xusia in movies, The Sword and The Sorcerer in 1982.
  • He played the role of Joker Gibb in the movie, The Jericho Mile in 1979. 
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Caption: Richard Moll on the frame (Photo: City News Toronto)
  • Richard starred as a beat poet in Ralph Bakshi‘s animated movie, American Pop.
  • He also appeared as a voice actor for Norman in the series, Mighty Max.
  • In 1981, he played in the movie, Caveman as Abominable Snowman.
  • He played the role of Hurok in the movie, Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn in 1983.

Movies & TV Shows

He played in hit movies like Brigham, Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn, The Sword and the Sorcerer, The Dungeonmaster, Pulse Pounders, etc. His famous TV shows are Welcome Back, Kotter, How the West Was Won, Bigfoot and Wildboy, The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, Mark Twain: Beneath the Laughter, The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire, and so on.

FAQs of Richard Moll

How tall is Richard Moll?

His height is 6 feet 8 inches and he weighs 150 kg. Richard had dark brown eyes and gray colored hair.

Does Richard Moll’s have children?

Yes, he had children. He gave birth to two children with his ex-wife, Susan. The names of his children are Chloe Moll and Mason Moll.

How many seasons was Richard Moll on Night Court?

He appeared for nine seasons in the TV show,  Night Court. From 1984 to 1992, he played the role of Nostradamus.