Played the role of Deputy Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show. In 1996, he was honored by TV Guide as they ranked him 27 out of 50 in its Greatest TV Stars of All Time.He played the role of Ralph Furley in the sitcome, Three's Company.He was very good friends with actor, Andy Griffith.BEFORE FAME
He began his career by performing ventriloquist acts in local venues.PERSONAL LIFE
He was married and divorced twice before marrying Frances Yarborough in 2002.FUN FACTS
TV Actor Don Knotts were born on Monday, in a leap year, birthstone is Ruby, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Rat, it is 189 days until Don Knotts next birthday.