The Life of Don Knotts.

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In Film
  • Don Knotts' birthday

    Don Knotts' birthday
    Don Knotts was born in 1924. He was born in Morgantown West Virgina. He had one brother and his name was William.
  • As a boy...

    As a boy...
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    Don Knotts was an actor right from the start. He would perform in front of his church or a small group. His most common act was being a ventroloquist.
  • His Early Life

    His Early Life
    Don Knotts started out his life with High School. After that he decided to move to New York City to try and make his living. That didn't work so he decoded to join the army. His assignment was to keep all of the soldiers entertained.
  • After the Army

    After the Army
    After leaving the army, Don Knotts decided to go to college to become a comedian. He had great sucess with the whole thing and he realized that that was what he was going to do with his life. He even got the job as a comedian on the radio.
  • "The Andy Griffith Show"

    "The Andy Griffith Show"
    Soon after his job as a comedian he starred in a show about a small town sheriff with his deputy. Don Knotts was under the name of Barney Fife. He played the part of an easily upset supersticious Deputy.
  • "The Incredible Mr. Limpet

    "The Incredible Mr. Limpet
    Mr. Limpet is a young man who has always wanted to be in the Navy. He is not allowed to though for some reason. He then wishes to becomea fish and it comes true. He becomes a dolphin and loves it.
  • The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

    The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
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    In this movie Don Knotts plays teh part of Luther Heggs. Luther is an excitible person who was the job of a typesetter for a local newspaper business. He gets dared to spend a whole night in a haunted house and he does. It then makes him famous for the story he writes about it.
  • "The Reluctant Astronaut"

    "The Reluctant Astronaut"
    Don Knotts then starred in a film where he stars as Roy Flemming. His father signed him up for a space program even though he is terrified of heights. The job lands him as a janitor but he then is offered to go into space alone to test a new rocket.
  • "The Shakiest Gun in the West"

    "The Shakiest Gun in the West"
    IMDB's thoughts on the show
    Don Knotts then stars in the show "The Shakiest Gun in the West" when he is a new dentist who wants to move west. On the way out he somehow gets married to a woman who is tracking down a gang of gun smugglers. she helps him do many heroric things including killing Billy the Kid.
  • "The Apple Dumpling Gang

    "The Apple Dumpling Gang
    "The Apple Dumpling Gang" is a movie about two wannabe crimminals in a small town in California. They try to pull many unsuccesful bank robberies as well. At the end they end up saving helping some children try and steal gold out of a bank and they accidentally blow up the bank in doing so.
  • "The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again"

    "The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again"
    Two crimminals Theodore and Amos decide to move to a new town and start respectable lives. They immediately get mixed up in a bank robbery while trying to put money in the bank. They then fall in with the army and help catch some smugglers
  • Andy Griffith Reunion

    Andy Griffith Reunion
    Don Knotts decides to go and pay his friend Andy Griffiht a visit. After some discussing they decide to make another season in their show "The Andy Griffith Show". It goes with Don Knotts as Barney Fife coming for a visit from a job and then leaving after a week.
  • "Matlock"

    "Matlock"
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    This is a story about a small town judge who plays the part of Matlock. Don Knotts plays the part of a good friend of his. Although Matlock charges 100,000 dollars a case, it is claimed to be worth it.
  • Voice in Chicken Little

    Voice in Chicken Little
    Don Knotts' last film that he ever appeared in was Disney's "Chicken Little". He played the voice of the mayor chicken in the whole town. It was the last film that he ever appeared in.
  • Don Knotts's Death

    Don Knotts's Death
    Don Knotts died in a San Francisco Hospital. he died because of a bad case of Pneumonia. All of his friends were with him up until his death.