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Don Knotts, the legendary television character actor, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on July 21, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to William Jesse Knotts and the former Elsie L. Moore. He was the youngest of four sons in a family that had been in America since the 17th century. His first stint as an entertainer was as a ventriloquist...

Don Knotts, the legendary television character actor, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on July 21, 1924 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to William Jesse Knotts and the former Elsie L. Moore. He was the youngest of four sons in a family that had been in America since the 17th century. His first stint as an entertainer was as a ventriloquist...

Don Knotts's portrayal of the deputy on the Andy Griffith show earned him five Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Comedy, one award for each of the five seasons he played the character from 1960 to 1965.

Don Knotts's portrayal of the deputy on the Andy Griffith show earned him five Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Comedy, one award for each of the five seasons he played the character from 1960 to 1965.

Don Knotts is THE TROUBADOUR. Having wine with friends? Award THE TROUBADOUR medal to that friend who is the life of the party.  www.knownmerchant.com

Don Knotts

Don Knotts is THE TROUBADOUR. Having wine with friends? Award THE TROUBADOUR medal to that friend who is the life of the party. www.knownmerchant.com

Cool || Behind the scenes ~ Don Knotts and Ron Howard playing around on the set of "The Andy Griffith Show"

Cool || Behind the scenes ~ Don Knotts and Ron Howard playing around on the set of "The Andy Griffith Show"

Don Knotts long before Mayberry as the President of his sophomore class at Morgantown High School in Morgantown WV 1940.

Don Knotts long before Mayberry as the President of his sophomore class at Morgantown High School in Morgantown WV 1940.

Don Knotts, Unequalled as One of the Best Comedians Ever . . . . We Can See his Gleaming Smile Take Over More Than his Face :)

Don Knotts, Unequalled as One of the Best Comedians Ever . . . . We Can See his Gleaming Smile Take Over More Than his Face :)

Andy Griffith & Don Knotts  R.I.P. to the best in Mayberry

Andy Griffith & Don Knotts R.I.P. to the best in Mayberry

Don Knotts

Don Knotts

Andy Griffith Don Knotts Barney Fife Mayberry Deputy Fife Vintage Photo Great | eBay

Andy Griffith Don Knotts Barney Fife Mayberry Deputy Fife Vintage Photo Great | eBay

Three's Company - Don Knotts joined the cast as Mr. Furley (Ralph) during Season 4 (1979-80) as the new building manager replacing Mr. and Mrs. Roper who had sold the building the Ralph's brother "Bart".

Three's Company - Don Knotts joined the cast as Mr. Furley (Ralph) during Season 4 (1979-80) as the new building manager replacing Mr. and Mrs. Roper who had sold the building the Ralph's brother "Bart".

Give me a Don Knotts movie and I am ONE happy girl!

Give me a Don Knotts movie and I am ONE happy girl!

Andy Griffith & Don Knotts on The Today Show, RIP Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith & Don Knotts on The Today Show, RIP Andy Griffith

Andy griffith.  Hard to believe he's gone - see him in the movie "Waitress" - he was so good to the very end.

Andy griffith. Hard to believe he's gone - see him in the movie "Waitress" - he was so good to the very end.

The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968) Stars: Don Knotts, Barbara Rhoades, Jackie Coogan, Don 'Red' Barry, Dick Wilson, Pat Morita ~ Director: Alan Rafkin

The Shakiest Gun in the West (1968) Stars: Don Knotts, Barbara Rhoades, Jackie Coogan, Don 'Red' Barry, Dick Wilson, Pat Morita ~ Director: Alan Rafkin

Mainstream:Comedy-DON KNOTTS RELUCTANT HERO PACK

Mainstream:Comedy-DON KNOTTS RELUCTANT HERO PACK

"THE GHOST AND MR.CHICKEN" (1966) DON KNOTTS, JOAN STALEY, DICK SARGEANT

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)

"THE GHOST AND MR.CHICKEN" (1966) DON KNOTTS, JOAN STALEY, DICK SARGEANT