Don Knotts was an iconic American comedic actor best remembered for starring on the 1960s sitcomThe Andy Griffith Show, in which he played the character Barney Fife. He is also known on television for portraying the character Ralph Furley on the sitcom Three's Company. His most memorable film credits include such films as 1964's The Incredible Mr. Limpet and 1996's The Ghost and Mr. Chicken. In 2000, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He was married three times. His first marriage was to Kathryn Metz, with whom he had two children. His second marriage was to Loralee Czuchna. The marriage produced no children. In 2002, he got married to his third and final wife Frances Yarborough, with whom he stayed with until his death in 2006.
For his work on The Andy Griffith Show, he won five Emmy awards.
In 1996, TV Guide placed him at the 27th position on their list of the 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time.
Mainly, I thought of Barney as a kid. You can always look into the faces of kids and see what they're thinking, if they're happy or sad. That's what I tried to do with Barney.Don Knotts
was a famous American actor,
who was born on
July 21, 1924. As a person born on this date, Don Knotts is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 21) and the 13th most popular for the year (1924).
People born on July 21
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Don Knotts is the 299th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Don Knotts' birthday, Don Knotts is the 2080th most famous American.
In general, Don Knotts ranks as the 3608th
most popular famous person, and the 711th most popular actor of all time.
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