Don Knotts
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Jesse Donald Knotts (1924 - 2006)

Jesse Donald (Don) Knotts
Born in Morgantown, West Virginia,
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Died in Los Angeles, California,
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Don Knotts is Notable.

Don Knotts, a native West Virginian was a Veteran of World War II and was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal, Asiatic- Pacific Campaign Medal (with 4 bronze service stars), Army Good Conduct Medal, Marksman Badge (with Carbide Bar) and Honorable Service Lapel Pin.

In his acting career Don Knotts played “Barney Fife” in the Andy Griffith Show and his various roles in movies like the Shakiest Gun, Ghost and Mr. Chicken, and The Incredible Mr. Limpet. Later he acted in the role of "Mr. Furley" on Three's Company.


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Fun fact: Don Knotts and Andy Griffith were 17th cousins once removed. I wonder if they knew?

How did I know? Don was my 9th cousin and Andy was my 10th cousin.

Don is 19 degrees from Jaki Erdoes, 19 degrees from Wallis Windsor and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.