Don Knotts

Don Knotts
1924 - 2006

Don Knotts  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


Don Knotts was previously married to Frances Yarborough (2002 - 2006), Lara Lee Szuchna (1974) and Kathryn Metz (1947 - 1964).


American Actor Don Knotts was born Jesse Donald Knotts on 21st July, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA and passed away on 24th Feb 2006 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 81. He is most remembered for The Andy Griffith Show, Threes Company. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Don Knotts was in 5 on-screen matchups, including B.J. Ward in Matlock (1986), Betty Lynn in The Andy Griffith Show (1960), Julie Newmar in The Love Boat (1977), Joyce Jameson in The Andy Griffith Show (1960) and Yvonne Craig in How to Frame a Figg (1971).

Don Knotts is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 47 years, 10 months 25 years, 11 months 13 years
Total3 47 years, 10 months 25 years, 11 months 13 years


First Name Don
Last Name Knotts
Full Name at Birth Jesse Donald Knotts
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st July, 1924
Birthplace Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
Died 24th February, 2006
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death (pulmonary and respiratory complications)
Buried Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height 5' 6½" (169 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, comedian
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Andy Griffith Show, Threes Company
Year(s) Active 1953–2006

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.
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 Knotts81 CancerActor
Frances Yarborough-
Lara Lee Szuchna-
Kathryn Metz-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
KarenMale2nd April, 195467 years oldKathryn Metz
ThomasMale195764 years oldKathryn Metz


Chicken Little2005Mayor Turkey Lurkey (voice)Movie
Fatherhood2004Edwin Mazur, Mr. MauzerTV Show
Hermie & Friends2004Wormie (voice)TV Movie
Odd Job Jack2003Dirk DouglasTV Show
Hermie: A Common Caterpillar2003Wormie (voice)TV Movie
The Griffin and the Minor Canon2002Messenger 1TV Movie
Quints2000Gov. HealyTV Movie
Jingle Bells1999Kris (voice)TV Movie
Pleasantville1998TV RepairmanMovie
That '70s Show1998The LandlordTV Show
Cats Don't Dance1997T.W. Turtle (voice)Movie
101 Dalmatians: The Series1997Additional VoicesTV Show
Johnny Bravo1997Don KnottsTV Show
Big Bully1996Principal KokelarMovie
Burke's Law1994Dr. AdkinsTV Show
Fish Police1992Mr. LichenTV Show
Step by Step1991Deputy FeifTV Show
Garfield and Friends1988TV Show
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night1987Gee Willikers (voice)Movie
The Little Troll Prince1987Professor Nidaros (voice)TV Movie
She's the Sheriff1987MoeTV Show
Return to Mayberry1986Barney FifeTV Movie
Matlock1986Les CalhounTV Show
What a Country1986F. Jerry 'Bud' McPhersonTV Show
George Burns Comedy Week1985Don KnottsTV Show
Cannonball Run II1984CHP Officer #2Movie
Inspector Gadget1983Male M.A.D AgentTV Show
Newhart1982IronTV Show
The Private Eyes1981Inspector WinshipMovie
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again1979TheodoreMovie
The Prize Fighter1979ShakeMovie
Hot Lead and Cold Feet1978Sheriff Denver KidMovie
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo1977Wheely ApplegateMovie
Fantasy Island1977Felix Birdsong, Stanley ScheckterTV Show
The Love Boat1977Don Knotts, Herb GroebeckerTV Show
Mule Feathers1977Narrator, The Mule (voice)Movie
Gus1976Coach VennerMovie
No Deposit, No Return1976BertMovie
Three's Company1976Ralph FurleyTV Show
The Late Summer Early Fall Bert Convy Show1976TV Show
The Apple Dumpling Gang1975Theodore OgelvieMovie
Laugh Back1975VariousTV Show
Harry and Maggie1975Harry KelloggTV Movie
The Girl with Something Extra1973LionelTV Show
I Love a Mystery1973Alexander ArcherTV Movie
The Man Who Came to Dinner1972Dr. BradleyTV Movie
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home1972Charlie 'Bumbles' JohnsonTV Show
How to Frame a Figg1971Hollis Alexander FiggMovie
The New Andy Griffith Show1971Barney FifeTV Show
The Love God?1969Abner Audubon Peacock IVMovie
The Bill Cosby Show1969Leo SwannTV Show
The Shakiest Gun in the West1968Jesse W. HeywoodMovie
Here's Lucy1968Ben FletcherTV Show
Mayberry R.F.D.1968Barney FifeTV Show
The Reluctant Astronaut1967Roy FlemingMovie
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken1966Luther HeggsMovie
The Incredible Mr. Limpet1964Henry LimpetMovie
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World1963Nervous MotoristMovie
Move Over, Darling1963Shoe ClerkMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Curly KidTV Show
McHale's Navy1962Lieutenant PrattTV Show
The Last Time I Saw Archie1961Capt. Harry LittleMovie
The Joey Bishop Show1961Barney FifeTV Show
Wake Me When It's Over1960Sgt. Percy WarrenMovie
The Andy Griffith Show1960Barney FifeTV Show
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1959Esmond MetzgerTV Show
No Time for Sergeants1958Cpl. John C. BrownMovie
The Bob Cummings Show1955Flash GruskinTV Show
Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers1953TV Show
Search for Tomorrow1951Wilbur Peterson (1953-1955)TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951'Steady Fingers' Ferguson, Commodore of Lagoons, Horaces HoratioTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
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Cutie_Girl987Cutie_Girl987Mar 6, 2009

He was a very funny person. Don Knotts we`ll always remember you

CindyCelebsCindyCelebsFeb 7, 2009

A funny talented man. He will be missed.

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