Richard Moll, Night time Court docket and Batman Actor, Has Died at Age 80

Actor Charles Richard Moll handed away on Friday on the age of 80.

Identified primarily for the function of bailiff Aristotle Nostradamus “Bull” Shannon on NBC’s Night time Court docket, the actor was stated to have handed peacefully in his California residence. Born January 14, 1943, Moll stood out partially as a result of he was so tall—at 6’8 and with a deep voice, he would recurrently play imposing figures, such because the abominable snowman within the 1981 comedy movie Caveman. His performing debut got here in 1977 biopic Brigham; from then on, he had constant work in each movie and TV. Style-wise, he starred in movies like 1982’s Evilspeak (as Father Lorenzo Esteban) and 1983’s The Sword & the Sorcerer (Xusia); on TV, he appeared as Yarat in Buck Rogers within the twenty fifth Century and Slan Quince within the 1992 Highlander collection. 90s children might also bear in mind him because the Drifter in Nickelodeon’s 100 Deeds for Eddie McDowd.

Moll would go on to voice Harvey Dent/Two-Face in Batman: The Animated Collection that very same 12 months, and later reprise the function for The New Batman Adventures and a special model of the character in Batman: The Courageous & the Daring. (Moll marks the fourth actor from the beloved B:TAS to cross away prior to now 12 months, preceded by Henry Silva, Kevin Conroy, and most lately Arleen Sorkin.) Past that, he additionally voiced characters in Superman: The Animated Collection, The Zeta Challenge, Justice League, and Freakazoid. He’d additionally do voice work for Marvel with the Spider-Man cartoon (as Scorpion, changing authentic actor Martin Landau) and The Unbelievable Hulk (Abomination). He additionally had a number of roles in video video games, voicing the Satan Hulk in 2005’s Unbelievable Hulk: Final Destruction and the Satan in 2010’s Dante’s Inferno.

Per IMDB, a few of Moll’s final credited rolls have been within the late 2010s with the 2017’s Circus Kane and Slay Belles the next 12 months. However his Wikipedia lists two different movies which might be stated to be in post-production: the horror movie Whispers & Shadows, and the documentary Celluloid Wizards within the Video Wasteland: The Saga of Empire Photos.

Moll is survived by his two youngsters, Chloe and Mason, and our ideas go to their household right now.

[by way of The Hollywood Reporter]

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