This article is about the real-life actor. For his animated counterpart, see Don Knotts.
Don Knotts (actor)
Don Knotts
Birthname Jesse Donald Knotts
Gender Male
Hair Brown
Date of birth (1924-07-21)July 21, 1924
Place of birth Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Date of death February 24, 2006(2006-02-24) (aged 81)
Place of death Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Voice actor
Notable role(s) Himself

Don Knotts was an American comedic actor best known for his portrayal of Deputy Barney Fife on the 1960s television sitcom, The Andy Griffith Show, a role which earned him five Emmy Awards. He also played landlord, Ralph Furley, on the 1970s television sitcom, Three's Company.

All of Knotts's roles on Scooby-Doo have been caricatures of himself.

Voice roles

TV series

The New Scooby-Doo Movies

Main article(s): The New Scooby-Doo Movies
Episode Role
105. Guess Who's Knott Coming to Dinner Homer Pipsqueak
109. The Spooky Fog of Juneberry Himself

Video games

Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights

Main article(s): Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights


  • Don Knotts was written to be the culprit in James Gunn's first draft of the live-action 2002 film, Scooby-Doo.[1]


  1. McCaw, Derek (February 29, 2002). "Family Films For The Dead: An Interview with James Gunn". Fanboy Planet. Retrieved June 18, 2017.

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