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Remembering Don Knotts: 1924-2006

Well-known actor, Don Knotts, died today from complications of Pneumonia – he was 81.

Although best known for his mundane roles on Andy Griffith and Three;s Company, he did leave a legacy in SF/F TV and Film, starting with The Incredible Mr. Limpet in 1964:

Here is a list of some of his genre work starting from the most recent:


Chicken Little (2005) … Mayor Turkey Lurkey
Pleasantville (1998) … TV Repairman
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (1987) … Gee Willikers
The Little Troll Prince (1985) … Professor Nidaros
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977) … Wheely Applegate
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967) … Roy Fleming
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) … Luther Heggs
The Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) … Henry Limpet

David Speakman

David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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