Aired: 12/9 Episode 11010 "Anchor"
John Larroquette was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and moved to Los Angeles in 1973. Larroquette's first role was as a U.S. soldier in "Follow Me, Boys" and also provided the opening voiceover narration for "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." Larroquette first broke into television on a soap opera called "Doctor's Hospital."
Larroquette is possibly best known for his character Dan Fielding on NBC's hit comedy, "Night Court." This role won him four Emmy Awards from the years 1985-1988. In 1989, Larroquette asked not to be nominated. Larroquette later starred in three episodes of "The Practice" as psychopath Joey Heric, which won him his fifth Emmy Award in 1998.
In his later career Larroquette starred in "The John Larroquette Show" as character John Hemmingway, which earned him praise from critics and created a cult following. He has also had starring roles in such movies as "Second Sight" and "Madhouse."
Larroquette also had significant roles in the films "Blind Date," "Meatballs Part II," "Summer Rental," "Star Trek III, The Search for Spock," "JFK," "Richie Rich" and "Stripes."
In 2007 Larroquette joined the cast of "Boston Legal" as Carl Sack. His other guest starring roles have included "House," where he played a previously catatonic father who awakens to try and save his son, and on "Chuck," where he played veteran spy Roan Montgomery.