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Don Knotts was a comedic actor of film and television known for his roles on TV's The Andy Griffith Show and Three's Company.
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Actor and comedian Don Knotts faced many difficulties as a child growing up in West Virginia to ultimately become one of America's most beloved TV stars.
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The cast of "The Andy Griffith Show" recall their experiences on set.
On October 3rd, 1960, the world was introduced to Andy Griffith and a small town called Mayberry.
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Knotts and his college sweetheart, Kathryn Metz, married in 1947 and divorced in 1964. He was married to his second wife, Loralee Czuchna, from 1974 to 1983, and was later involved with Francey Yarborough, an actress. Knotts died on February 24, 2006. He is survived by his two children, Karen and Thomas, from his first marriage.
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