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Deputized Dad: Karen Knotts pens a book about her famous West Virginian father, Don

 By Jim Bissett, The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — “You got a uvula.”

What’d he say?

“They got a uvula.”

Pardon me?

“I got a uvula, all God’s children got a uvula.”

Karen Knotts never knew what she would hear on the other side of door when her dad was going over his lines for “The Andy Griffith Show.”

Her famous father was Don Knotts, the comedic actor from Morgantown who won five Emmys for his portrayal of bumbling Barney Fife on the landmark 1960s sitcom.

“In a lot of ways, he was like a classical musician,” she said, of her dad, who died in 2006…

To read more: https://www.dominionpost.com/2022/01/01/deputized-dad-karen-knotts-pens-a-book-about-her-famous-father-don/

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