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Don Knotts Overview:

Character actor, Don Knotts, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on Jul 21, 1924 in Morgantown, WV. Knotts died at the age of 81 on Feb 24, 2006 in Los Angeles, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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: Three Fine Summer Flicks

By Daniel de Visé on Jul 20, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born July 21, 1924, …  played Barney Fife, the bumbling deputy on The Andy Griffith Show, so well and so memorably that the part would come to define the man. Don, who would have turned 92 today, July 21, spent the rest of his career trying to escape Barney’s long, slender... Read full article


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Don Knotts Quotes:

Luther Heggs: [after being heckled as he walks to his car] All right, you two guys! You'd just better watch it. You see these two hands? They're just as hard as steel!
Heavyset Man at Police Station: Hey, look at him, Billy Ray. He's a karate champion! We'd better watch ourselves.
Billy Ray Fox: Yeah, go ahead, Luther!
Heavyset Man at Police Station: Do something!
Luther Heggs: [chickens out] Why don't you run up an alley and holler fish!


Heavyset Man at Police Station: Yeah Luther, what you gonna do about it?
Luther Heggs: [after a pause] Why don't you run up an alley and holler fish?


Luther Heggs: When you work with words, words are your work.


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Don Knotts Facts
Took an early job plucking chickens for a market when he was told he didn't have a future in acting.

Portrayed Windy Wales on Mutual Radio's "Bobby Benson" (1949-1955).

Together with Tom Poston and Louis Nye, he did the recurring "Man on the Street" skits on "The Steve Allen Plymouth Show" (1956) television program.

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