By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Veteran actor Charlie Robinson, best known for his role as the court clerk on the classic sitcom “Night Court,” has died. He was 75.

Actor Charlie Robinson accepts his award for “Lead Actor in a Play” at the 2006 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards at the Orpheum Theatre November 13,2006 in Los Angeles, California. The awards honor artistic excellence in theatre production, design and performance. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Getty Images)

A representative for the actor said Robinson died Sunday from cardiac arrest and cancer at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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Robinson played court clerk Mac Robinson on “Night Court,” which ran from 1984 to 1992. More recently, he had a recurring role on the CBS sitcom “Mom,” as Mr. Munson, the blind tenant in an apartment building managed by series star Allison Janney.

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The Houston native attended the Studio 7 acting school at the Houston Music Theatre before embarking on his acting career in the 1970s. He has appeared in films such as “Sugar Hill,” “A Killing Affair,” and “Antwone Fisher. He has also made appearances on TV shows, including “Home Improvement, “Hart of Dixie,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” “St. Elsewhere,” and “Touched by an Angel.”

Robinson is survived by his wife Dolorita, his children Luca, Charlie, Christian and Byron, and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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