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‘Tied Up in Knotts’ to examine West Virginia native who kept us in stitches


The daughter of one of America’s most popular comedic actors will offer behind-the-scene stories in a show in March in Parkersburg.
Karen Knotts, the daughter of West Virginia native Don Knotts, will present “Tied Up In Knotts” at 8 p.m. March 12 at the Smoot Theatre.
Don Knotts, who was born in Morgantown, played Deputy Barney Fife on “The Andy Griffith Show” set in the fictional Mayberry, N.C. For the rest of their lives, Knotts and Andy Griffith remained close.
“Almost like brothers,” Karen Knotts said.
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