Don Knotts

Don Knotts (Actor and Comedian), born on July 21, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, USA. Don Knotts's age 94 years (at death) & Zodiac Sign Cancer, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Don Knotts?

Don Knotts Bio

  • Birth Name:Don Knotts
  • First Name: Don
  • Last Name: Knotts
  • Age: 94 years (at death)
  • Died: February 24, 2006 (81 years)
  • Birth Date: July 21, 1924
  • Birth Place: Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
  • Country: USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Gray
  • Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Don Knotts Height

    5 ft 7 in (169 cm/)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 ft 7 in
    Height (in Centimeters)169 cm
    Height (in Meters)
    Weight (in Kilograms)65 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)143 lbs

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    Don Knotts FAQs

    What were Don Knotts last words?

    While his final words were not recorded, Knott’s Daughter, Karen Knotts, recalls having to leave the room to laugh out loud. Long-time friend and co-star Andy Griffith was also at Knott’s bedside during his final moments. Griffith gave Knotts words of encouragement, saying “Jess (Don’s real name), breathe.

    How much did Don Knotts make on The Andy Griffith Show?

    Don Knotts had no ownership in the Griffith Show. Concealing their eagerness to sign him, the producers offered him a single season, and then a five-year contract, starting at $1,250 an episode, or about $35,000 a year.

    Why did Don Knotts leave The Andy Griffith Show?

    “I left because Andy had said he would never do the show longer than five years. And, I had a five-year contract,” Knotts explained. “During the fifth season, I thought, ‘Geez, I better start looking around for more work. ‘ And, I wound up getting an offer from Universal to do movies and do my own pictures.”

    Did Don Knotts ever get married?

    Don Knotts was married three times The Barney Fife actor wed three times, first to Kathryn Metz in 1947. The couple had two children (daughter Karen and son Tom) and divorced in 1964.

    Jesse Donald Knotts was an American actor and comedian, best known as Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a 1960s sitcom for which he earned five Emmy awards. He also played Luther Heggs in The Ghost and Mr. Chicken and Henry Limpet in The Incredible Mr. Limpet. He also portrayed Ralph Furley on Three’s Company. In 1996, TV Guide ranked him #27 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list. Jesse Donald Knotts was born in Morgantown, West Virginia, the youngest of four sons born to farmer William Jesse Knotts and his wife, Elsie Luzetta Knotts . His parents were married in Spraggs, Pennsylvania. His English paternal ancestors immigrated to America in the 17th century, originally settling in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. Knotts’ brothers were named Willis, William, and Ralph. Knotts’ mother was 40 at the time of his birth and his father suffered from mental illness; he had a nervous breakdown due to the stress of Knotts’ birth. Afflicted with schizophrenia and alcoholism, he sometimes terrorized Knotts with a knife, causing Knotts to turn inward at an early age. He died of pneumonia when Knotts was 13 years old. Knotts and his three brothers were then raised by their mother, who ran a boarding house in Morgantown. She died in 1969 at age 84. Her son William preceded her in death in 1941, at age 31. They are buried in the family plot at Beverly Hills Memorial Park. Knotts is a sixth cousin of Ron Howard.

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