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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and the Bullet (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Daniel de Vise)

By Daniel de Vis? on Mar 24, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Did a Little Boy?s Toy Bullet Inspire the Most Famous Photograph of Barney Fife? Anyone familiar with the great and his best-known character, the over-caffeinated deputy to Sheriff Andy Taylor on The Andy Griffith Show, will recognize the photo. It pictures Barney, head cocked, eyes na... Read full article


: Three Fine Summer Flicks

By Daniel de Vis? 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: Well, me, I just don't happen to believe in ghosts... particularly.


Henry Limpet: Doesn't it kind of give you a thrill of hope, George?
George Stickel: Hope for what, Henry?
Henry Limpet: Well, with the war in Europe and new weapons being invented all the time, why, what if men were actually foolish enough to destroy themselves completely? Then, you see, the fish in the ocean would develop into a new race of men, and, well, this time they might turn out better, you see?


Luther Heggs: Calm? Do "murder" and "calm" go together? Calm and murder? Murder?


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Don Knotts Facts
Was a Ventriloquist in his early years from out of High School and his doll was named, Danny.

His last television role was a guest appearance on the animated series Dave The Barbarian.

He was nominated for a 1973 Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Guest Artist for his performance in the play, "The Mind with the Dirty Man", at the Arlington Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

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