In a poignant moment for fans of the iconic ’80s sitcom “Night Court,” we bid farewell to Richard Moll, the cherished actor who brought to life the towering yet gentle character, “Bull.” Moll’s passing at the age of 80 has left a void in the hearts of those who adored his unique brand of humor and the unforgettable moments he shared on the small screen. Join us in celebrating his life, career, and the enduring legacy he leaves behind.
Richard Moll was more than just an actor, he was a comedy legend. His portrayal of Bull Shannon, the towering yet soft-hearted bailiff on Night Court, made him an instant fan favorite. His comedic timing, physical humor, and remarkable ability to elicit laughter were second to none. The character of Bull was not just a giant in stature but also in our hearts, bringing joy to millions of viewers.
Moll’s career extended beyond “Night Court.” He had a diverse and accomplished career in film and television. He appeared in numerous TV shows, including “The Flintstones,” “The Six Million Dollar Man,” and “The Love Boat.” His voice acting also left a mark, with roles in animated series such as “Batman: The Animated Series.”
Moll’s presence was not limited to the small screen. He made memorable appearances in films, including the iconic 1981 horror classic “The Sword and the Sorcerer” and the cult hit “House” (1986). His versatile acting skills allowed him to seamlessly transition between various genres.
It’s not an exaggeration to say that Richard Moll’s character, Bull Shannon, became an enduring symbol of laughter and kindness for many. Bull’s size and innocence created a character that challenged stereotypes, showing that appearances can be deceiving, and true strength lies in a person’s heart.
The entertainment industry and fans alike mourn the loss of Richard Moll. His presence on screen brought joy and laughter to countless people, and his contributions to the world of comedy and entertainment will be remembered for generations to come.
As we say goodbye to Richard Moll, we cherish the memories, the laughter, and the indelible mark he left on the world of entertainment. His legacy lives on in the hearts of those who laughed alongside him in the halls of “Night Court” and the many other roles he played over his illustrious career. Richard Moll, thank you for the laughter, the memories, and the enduring joy you brought into our lives. You will be missed but never forgotten.