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Chewbacca Tops Sideman Poll

9th March 2007

Movie wookie CHEWBACCA has topped a new internet poll created to find the ultimate Celebrity Sideman. The STAR WARS character, portrayed by Brit PETER MAYHEW, beat BURT REYNOLDS' sidekick VICTOR PRINZIM (DOM DeLUISE) in THE...

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Knotts Family Nixes Fans' Memorial Plans

12th June 2006

Fans of beloved US TV star DON KNOTTS who wanted to erect a statue to honour the actor have been told they can't go ahead with their plans - by the ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW star's...

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Knotts Dies Aged 81

26th February 2006

Veteran American comic actor DON KNOTTS died of pulmonary and respiratory complications on Friday (24FEB06). He was 81. Knotts, who won five Emmy awards for his turn as BARNEY FIFE on THE ANDY GRIFFITH...

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Actor Knotts Lands Hometown Film Festival

1st December 2004

Beloved American film and TV actor DON KNOTTS is to be honoured in his hometown of Morgantown, West Virginia, with his very own film festival. The 80-year-old PLEASANTVILLE star, who became a TV icon...

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