Don Knotts

Jesse Donald Knotts (1924 - 2006)

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Jesse Donald (Don) Knotts
Born in Morgantown, West Virginia,
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Died in Los Angeles, California,
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Profile last modified | Created 13 Oct 2014 | Last significant change: 29 Nov 2018
09:58: Sandra (Barry) Davidson edited the Biography for Jesse Donald Knotts (1924-2006). [Thank Sandra for this]
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Categories: Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California | American Notables.


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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Don Knotts with Betty Lynn
Don Knotts with Betty Lynn

Don Knotts as "Barney Fife"
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Don is 26 degrees from Sharon Caldwell, 20 degrees from Burl Ives and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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