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Don Knotts

Screenwriter | * 07/21/1924 († 81, 02/24/2006) | Morgantown, West Virgina (United States of America (USA))
Jesse Donald Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor and comedian. He was widely known for his role as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a 1960s sitcom for which he earned five Emmy Awards.:18 He also played Ralph Furley on the highly rated sitcom Three's Company from 1979 to 1984. He starred in multiple comedic films, including the leading role in The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) and The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964). In 1979, TV Guide ranked him #27 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list. ()
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Don Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American comedic actor best known for his portrayal of Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show and Ralph Furley on Three's Company.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Kids & Family | Animation

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Awards & Nominations for Don Knotts

Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal 5x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Movies with Don Knotts as Actor(45)

as Sniffer (voice)2006 Air Buddies
as Himself (archive footage)2005 The Adventures of Errol Flynn
as Mayor Turkey Lurkey (voice)2005 Chicken Little
as Kris (voice)1999 Jingle Bells
as TV Repairman1998 Pleasantville
as T.W. Turtle (voice)1997 Cats Don't Dance
as Principal Kokelar1996 Big Bully
as Gee Willikers (voice)1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night
as Barney Fife1986 Return to Mayberry
as CHP Officer1984 Cannonball Run II
as Inspector Winship1980 The Private Eyes
as Shake1979 The Prize Fighter
as Denver Kid1978 Hot Lead & Cold Feet
as Wheely Applegate1977 Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo
as Narrator / The Mule (voice)1977 Mule Feathers
as Coach Venner1976 Gus
as Bert Delaney1976 No Deposit, No Return
1976 Joys
as Theodore Ogelvie1975 The Apple Dumpling Gang
as Alexander Archer1973 I Love a Mystery
as Dr. Bradley1972 The Man Who Came to Dinner
as Hollis Alexander Figg1971 How to Frame a Figg
as Abner Audubon Peacock IV1969 The Love God?
as Dr. Jesse W. Heywood1968 The Shakiest Gun in the West
as Roy Fleming1967 The Reluctant Astronaut
as Luther Heggs1966 The Ghost & Mr. Chicken
as Henry Limpet1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet
as Shoe clerk1963 Move Over, Darling
as Nervous Motorist1963 It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
as Capt. Harry Little1961 The Last Time I Saw Archie
as Sgt. Percy Warren1960 Wake Me When It's Over
as Cpl. John C. Brown1958 No Time for Sergeants

TV Shows/Series with Don Knotts as Actor(36)

Movies with Don Knotts as Crew(1)

Writing/Story1971 How to Frame a Figg

Full Name: Don Knotts
Born: Monday, 07/21 1924 (July) in Morgantown, West Virgina (United States of America (USA))
Died: Friday, 02/24 2006 (February) in Beverly Hills (aged: 81)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: West Virginia University, Morgantown High School
Father: William Jesse Knotts
Mother: Elsie Luzetta Knotts
Don Knotts frequently works together with these people:
Tim Conway (13x, Actor)
Milton Berle (12x, Actor)
Arte Johnson (10x, Actor)
Bob Hope (9x, Actor)
Jim Henson (8x, Actor)
Buddy Hackett (8x, Actor)
Tom Poston (8x, Actor)
Audra Lindley (8x, Actress)
Jim Nabors (8x, Actor)
Connie Stevens (7x, Actor)
Jenilee Harrison (7x, Actress)
Kaye Ballard (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7000, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/21/2021