For eight years, he starred as Andy Taylor, the kind-hearted Sheriff of Mayberry, alongside then-child actor Ron Howard ("Happy Days") as his son Opie and hilarious character actor, Don Knotts ("Three's Company"), as Deputy Barney Fife.
What does DK stand for?
DK stands for Don Knotts (actor)
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- Dielectric Constant
- Diffusionskonstante (German: diffusion constant; Oxygen Permeability of contact lenses)
- Direct Kick (soccer)
- Directie Kunsten (Dutch: direction for fine arts)
- Disbursing Clerk (USN rating)
- Discovery Kids (TV network)
- Dishonorable Kill (gaming, World of Warcraft)
- Display Keyboard
- Divine Knights (gaming clan)
- Don King (boxing promoter)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Multi-instrumentalist Wayne, 57, plays the family goofball, doing a string of “I’m so old” jokes with an endearing Don Knotts delivery.
95 Hardcover PN2287 Cox, an author of books on pop culture, film, and television, and Marhanka, a pop culture critic and film and television show collector, present a book on the complete films of comedian Don Knotts, from No Time for Sergeants to Pleasantville.
Featuring the voices of Zach Braff, Garry Marshall, Joan Cusack, Steve Zahn, Katie Finneran, Don Knotts, Amy Sedaris, Harry Shearer.
It features the voices of Zach Braff, Garry Marshall, Joan Cusack, Steve Zahn, Katie Finneran, Don Knotts, Amy Sedaris and Harry Shearer and is an enjoyable distraction for children.
Typical 1990s kids--Dave (Tobey Maguire and Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon)--are, through the intervention of TV repair technician Don Knotts, literally zapped into a 1950s sitcom called Pleasantville.
The film is for all ages, with broad comedy and exciting action-adventure sequences, featuring an all-star cast, voiced by Zach Braff as Chicken Little, Joan Cusack as Abby Mallard, Steve Zahn as Runt of the Litter, Garry Marshall as Buck Cluck and Don Knotts as the irrepressible mayor of Oakey Oaks.
Griffith was joined in the sheriff's office by his nervous and over-zealous cousin and deputy, Barney Fife who was played by the late Don Knotts.