February 26, 2006 in Nation/World

Actor Knotts dies at 81

The Spokesman-Review
 
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Veteran actor Don Knotts, best-known for his television role as Deputy Barney Fife on “The Andy Griffith Show,” died Friday of pulmonary and respiratory complications. He was 81.

“Don was special. There’s nobody like him. I loved him very much,” said Griffith.

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Some notable roles

Television

1979-84: “Three’s Company”
1960-68: “The Andy Griffith Show”
1956-61: “The Steve Allen Show”

Movies

2005: “Chicken Little”
1998: “Pleasantville”
1977: “Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo”
1974: “The Apple Dumpling Gang”
1967: “The Reluctant Astronaut”
1966: “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”
1964: “The Incredible Mr. Limpet”
1963: “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”

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