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Fuzzy Knight

Biography

Kept in mind for his comedic cowboy sidekick roles in various Western films from the 1930s, ’40s, and early ’50s, he’s also acknowledged for his function in the 1950s NBC series Captain Gallant from the Foreign Legion. He started his entertainment profession like a big music group and vaudeville performer and continued to do something in Broadway productions of Ned Wayburn’s Gambols and Here’s Howe. While learning law at Western Virginia University or college, he published the college’s well-known anthem “Battle Mountaineers.” The child of Wayne and Olive Knight, John Forrest “Fuzzy” Knight spent his youngsters in Fairmont, Western Virginia, and later on resolved in Southern California, where he wedded celebrity Patricia Ryan. He and Jackie Coogan had been both in the solid from the 1935 film House on the number.

Quick Facts


Full Name Fuzzy Knight
Date Of Birth May 9, 1901
Place Of Birth West Virginia
Profession Movie Actor
Education West Virginia University
Nationality American
Spouse Thelma de Long
Parents Olive Knight, James A. Knight
Movies The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, The Cowboy and the Lady, She Done Him Wrong, The Shepherd of the Hills, My Little Chickadee, Law of the Range, Adventures of Gallant Bess, The Bounty Killer, Spawn of the North, Frontier Gal, Cowboy and the Senorita, Trigger Trail, Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie, To the Last Man, The Lone Star Trail, Danger Ahead, Arizona Trail, The Egg and I, The Singing Outlaw, Corvette K-225, Renegades of the Rio Grande, Cheyenne Roundup, Her Bodyguard, Night Raiders, Sea Spoilers, Stagecoach Buckaroo, The Gold Racket, Song of the Gringo, Union Pacific, Wildcat Trooper, Boss of Hangtown Mesa, These Thousand Hills, Colorado Ranger, Hostile Country, Skipalong Rosenbloom, Courage of the West, Bars of Hate, Operator 13, Juke Girl, The Cowboy and the Blonde, She Had to Choose, Flying Fists, Show Boat, This Day and Age, The Murder Man, Night Alarm, Desperate Trails, Mountain Justice, Moulin Rouge, Kelly of the Secret Service, The Oregon Trail
TV Shows Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Provided sidekick comedy relief in scores of late 30s and 40s "B" westerns opposite sagebrush stars Tex Ritter and Johnny Mack Brown.
2Got into show business on his musicianship, appearing on vaudeville and in stage musicals, and once even led his own band. He broke solidly into films after Mae West caught his act and put him in a couple of her vehicles -- She Done Him Wrong (1933) and My Little Chickadee (1940).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Naked Hills1956Pitch Man
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1955TV SeriesReb Johnson / Zeke
Geraldine1953Song Plugger (uncredited)
Vigilante Terror1953Strummer Jones
Topeka1953Pop Harrison
Feudin' Fools1952Traps
Fargo1952Tad Sloan
Kansas Territory1952Cap
The Gunman1952Blinkey
Oklahoma Annie1952Larry
Rodeo1952Jazbo Davis
Rancho Notorious1952The Barber (uncredited)
Night Raiders1952Tex
Life with Buster Keaton1951TV SeriesBarfly
Stage to Blue River1951Texas
Lawless Cowboys1951Horace Greeley Smithers
Honeychile1951Ice Cream Vendor
Gold Raiders1951Sheriff
Show Boat1951Trocadero Piano Player (uncredited)
Stagecoach Driver1951Texas McGillicudy
Nevada Badmen1951Texas
Skipalong Rosenbloom1951Sneaky Pete
The Gene Autry Show1950-1951TV SeriesSagebrush - Sidekick
Canyon Raiders1951Texas Milburn
Wanted: Dead or Alive1951Texas, U. S. Marshal
Fast on the Draw1950Deacon
West of the Brazos1950Judge Deacon
Hills of Oklahoma1950Jiggs Endicott
Colorado Ranger1950Deacon
Crooked River1950Deacon
Marshal of Heldorado1950The Mayor
Hostile Country1950Deacon Hall
Apache Chief1949Sergeant Nevada
Feudin' Rhythm1949Horseshoe
Rimfire1949Porky Hodges
Down to the Sea in Ships1949Lern Sykes (uncredited)
Adventures of Gallant Bess1948Woody
The Egg and I1947Cab Driver
Lawless Breed1946Tumbleweed
Gunman's Code1946Bosco O'Toole
Rustler's Round-up1946Pinkerton J. 'Pinky' Pratt
Her Adventurous Night1946Cudgeons
Gun Town1946Ivory Keys
Girl on the Spot1946Bim
Frontier Gal1945Fuzzy
Senorita from the West1945Rosebud
Code of the Lawless1945Bonanza Featherstone
Bad Men of the Border1945Mortimer P. Rockabye Jones
Renegades of the Rio Grande1945Ranger Trigger Bidwell
Trail to Vengeance1945Hungry Huggins
Swing Out, Sister1945Clutch
Beyond the Pecos1945Barnacle Pete Finnegan
Song of the Sarong1945Pete McGillicutty
Frisco Sal1945Hallelujah
The Old Texas Trail1944H. Pinkerton 'Pinky' Pinkley
Riders of the Santa Fe1944Bullseye Johnson
The Singing Sheriff1944Fuzzy
Trail to Gunsight1944Horatius Van Sickle
Allergic to Love1944Charlie
Trigger Trail1944Echo
Take It Big1944Cowboy Joe
Boss of Boomtown1944Corporal Chatter-Box
Cowboy and the Senorita1944Fuzzy
The Great Alaskan Mystery1944'Grit' Hartman [Chs. 4-13]
Hi, Good Lookin'!1944Joe Smedley
Oklahoma Raiders1944Banjo Bonner
Marshal of Gunsmoke1944Glowworm Johnson
Corvette K-2251943Cricket
Arizona Trail1943Kansas
The Lone Star Trail1943Angus MacAngus
Frontier Law1943Ramblin' Rufe Randel
Raiders of San Joaquin1943Eustace Clairmont
Cheyenne Roundup1943Cal Calkins
He's My Guy1943Sparks
Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground1943Si Dugan
The Old Chisholm Trail1942Alvin Pendergast aka Polario
Little Joe, the Wrangler1942Little Joe Smith
Deep in the Heart of Texas1942'Happy' T. Snodgrass
Apache Trail1942Juke
Boss of Hangtown Mesa1942Dr. J. Wellington Dingle
The Silver Bullet1942Wild Bill Jones
Lady in a Jam1942Govt. Man's Cabbie (uncredited)
Juke Girl1942Ike Harper
Butch Minds the Baby1942Wyoming
Stagecoach Buckaroo1942Clem
Fighting Bill Fargo1941Scoop
Arizona Cyclone1941Muleshoe
New York Town1941Gus Nelson
The Masked Rider1941Patches McQuilt
Badlands of Dakota1941Hurricane Harry
Man from Montana1941Deputy Grubby
Rawhide Rangers1941Porky Blake
The Shepherd of the Hills1941Mr. Palestrom
Law of the Range1941Chap
The Cowboy and the Blonde1941Skeeter
Horror Island1941Stuff Oliver
Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie1941Lem Fielding
Bagdad Daddy1941Short
Pony Post1940Shorty
Law and Order1940Deadwood
Ragtime Cowboy Joe1940Joe Bushberry
Brigham Young1940Pete
Son of Roaring Dan1940Tick Belden
Bad Man from Red Butte1940Spud
Riders of Pasco Basin1940Luther
The Singing Dude1940ShortBingo
Johnny Apollo1940Cellmate
Boss of Bullion City1940Burt Pennypacker
My Little Chickadee1940Cousin Zeb
West of Carson City1940Banjo
Remember the Night1940Bandleader at Barn Dance (uncredited)
Chip of the Flying U1939'Weary'
Oklahoma Frontier1939Frosty (Windy Day in credits)
Desperate Trails1939Cousin Willie Strong
The Oregon Trail1939Deadwood Hawkins
Union Pacific1939Cookie
The Cowboy and the Lady1938Buzz
Spawn of the North1938Lefty Jones
Joy of Living1938Sideshow Pianist & Singer (uncredited)
The Last Stand1938Pepper
Border Wolves1938Clem Barrett
Where the West Begins1938Buzz, Jack's Sidekick
Everybody's Doing It1938Softy's Henchman (uncredited)
The Singing Outlaw1937Longhorn
Amateur Crook1937Jape - Gas-Station Attendant
Quick Money1937Peter Piper Potter
Courage of the West1937Hank Givens
County Fair1937Whitey the Trainer
Flying Fists1937Spider
Mountain Music1937Amos Burnside
Mountain Justice1937Clem Biggers
The Gold Racket1937Scotty Summers
Her Husband Lies1937Ears Norris (uncredited)
Silks and Saddles1936Bottsie Botsworth
With Love and Kisses1936Butch
Song of the Gringo1936Zony
The Plainsman1936Dave
Sea Spoilers1936Hogan
Kelly of the Secret Service1936Lefty Hogan
Wildcat Trooper1936Constable Pat O'Hearne - RCMP
Put on the Spot1936Elmer
And Sudden Death1936Steve Bartlett
Palm Springs1936Bit Part (uncredited)
Rio Grande Romance1936Elmer
Song of the Trail1936Pudge
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine1936Tater
Top Flat1935ShortFuzzy, Patsy's friend
Mary Burns, Fugitive1935Dance hall attendant
Bars of Hate1935Montague
Hot Off the Press1935
The Old Homestead1935Lem
Wanderer of the Wasteland1935Deputy Scott
Trails of the Wild1935RCMP Windy Cameron
Danger Ahead1935Fred Klein
The Murder Man1935'Buck' Hawkins
Dizzy Dames1935Buzz
Vagabond Lady1935Swan - Man with Pat (uncredited)
George White's 1935 Scandals1935Sam Fogel (uncredited)
Home on the Range1935Cracker
Music in the Air1934Nick
Night Alarm1934Dinner Club Comedian
Behold My Wife!1934Photographer (uncredited)
She Had to Choose1934Wally
Belle of the Nineties1934Comedian
The Girl from Missouri1934Photographer with O'Sullivan (uncredited)
The Cat's-Paw1934Stuttering Gangster
Operator 131934Private Sweeney
I Hate Women1934Cookie Smith
The Last Round-Up1934Charles Bunko McGee
Morocco Nights1934ShortFuzzy Knight
Come On, Marines!1934Wimpy
Moulin Rouge1934Eddie
Sitting Pretty1933Stock Clerk (uncredited)
To the Last Man1933Jeff Morley
This Day and Age1933Max
Her Bodyguard1933Danny Dare
Sunset Pass1933Willy Willard
Under the Tonto Rim1933Tex
She Done Him Wrong1933Rag Time Kelly
Billion Dollar Scandal1933Piano Entertainer (uncredited)
Speed Demon1932Lefty
Vanity Street1932Drunk (uncredited)
Hell's Highway1932Society Red
Fighting for Justice1932Piano Player Fuzzy Knight (uncredited)
Night Parade1929Party Guest (uncredited)
Hostile Guns1967Buck, Reno Cowboy
Batman1966TV SeriesBlind Man
Waco1966Telegraph Operator
The Bounty Killer1965Captain Luther
The Joey Bishop Show1962TV SeriesCharles Porter
Lassie1962TV SeriesJudge Fred J. Beaber
The Tall Man1962TV SeriesJohnny Red
Lawman1961TV SeriesMr. Morris
Lock Up1961TV SeriesFire Chief Carson
Outlaws1960TV SeriesIsaac Miller
The Man and the Challenge1959TV SeriesBurro Charlie
These Thousand Hills1959Jacob Smith (uncredited)
The Notorious Mr. Monks1958Tom
Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion1955-1957TV SeriesPrivate Fuzzy Knight Pvt. Fuzzy Knight

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lawless Breed1946performer: "Bananas Make Me Tough", "Sittin' On The Inside"
Gunman's Code1946performer: "Those Happy Days"
Rustler's Round-up1946performer: "That's the Way I Am", "Vote For Cal Dixon"
Movieland Magic1946Short performer: "We're Heading for the Rodeo" - uncredited
Gun Town1946performer: "A Cowboy is Happy"
Bad Men of the Border1945performer: "And Then I Got Married"
Trail to Vengeance1945performer: "Huckleberry Pie"
Beyond the Pecos1945performer: "Blow the Man Down"
Song of the Sarong1945performer: "Pied Pipers From Swingtown" - uncredited
The Old Texas Trail1944performer: "Polly Waddle Doodle"
Riders of the Santa Fe1944performer: "The Defective Detective From Deadwood"
Trail to Gunsight1944performer: "Slumbertime Out On the Prairie"
Hi, Good Lookin'!1944performer: "Buckwheat Cakes"
Oklahoma Raiders1944performer: "Hi Nellie, Ho Nellie"
Arizona Trail1943performer: "The Devil's Gonna Laugh"
Frontier Law1943performer: "The Bears Give Me the Bird", "Call of the Range"
Raiders of San Joaquin1943performer: "Oh My Darling Clementine" uncredited, "The Hatches and the Morgans"
Cheyenne Roundup1943performer: "Ain't Got Nothin' and Nothin' Worries Me"
Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground1943performer: "The Drinks Are on the House"
Little Joe, the Wrangler1942performer: "Little Joe, the Wrangler"
Deep in the Heart of Texas1942performer: "Sweet Genevieve", "Deep In The Heart Of Texas"
Boss of Hangtown Mesa1942performer: "Pappy Was A Gunman", "Ain't Got Nothin'" - uncredited
The Silver Bullet1942performer: "My Gal, She Works In A Laundry"
Stagecoach Buckaroo1942performer: "Don't Ever Be a Cowboy", "Just Too Gosh Darn Bashful", "Red River Valley"
Arizona Cyclone1941performer: "Wooden Leg Pete"
Man from Montana1941performer: "Bananas Make Me Tough"
Rawhide Rangers1941performer: "Huckleberry Pie"
Law of the Range1941performer: "I Plumb Forgot"
Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie1941performer: "The Bears Give Me the Bird"
Pony Post1940performer: "I Don't Milk No Cows"
Law and Order1940performer: "Happy Old Days"
Ragtime Cowboy Joe1940performer: "Do the Ooh La La", "Cross-Eyed Kate"
Brigham Young1940performer: "Shimalong Joe" - uncredited
Son of Roaring Dan1940performer: "And Then I Got Married" - uncredited
Bad Man from Red Butte1940performer: "Gabby the Lawyer's Come to Town"
The Singing Dude1940Short performer: "We're Heading for the Rodeo" - uncredited
West of Carson City1940performer: "Let's Go"
Chip of the Flying U1939performer: "Aches and Pains" - uncredited
Oklahoma Frontier1939performer: "My Cincinnati"
Desperate Trails1939performer: "Oh, Suzanna" - uncredited
The Cowboy and the Lady1938performer: "Er-ru-ti-tu-ti" 1938 - uncredited
Spawn of the North1938performer: "Mother Machree" - uncredited
Joy of Living1938performer: "A Heavenly Party" 1938 - uncredited
Border Wolves1938performer: "Wyoming Moon", "Bowlegged Bill", "Riding the Trail Again"
Where the West Begins1938performer: "That's My Idea of Fun"
The Gold Racket1937writer: "Broken Down Mama"
Silks and Saddles1936performer: "I Took My Girl to the Races"
Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs1936Short performer: "Minnehaha"
Song of the Trail1936performer: "Nell Was the Belle of the Prairie"
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine1936performer: "Twilight on the Trail", "A Melody from the Sky"
The Old Homestead1935performer: "When Our Old Age Pension Check Comes To the Door", "Honey Dat I Love So Well", "That Old White Mule of Mine"
Danger Ahead1935performer: "Eloise"
Dizzy Dames1935performer: "Let's Be Frivolous"
Operator 131934performer: "Join the Cavalry" ca 1862 - uncredited
She Done Him Wrong1933performer: "After the Ball" 1892 - uncredited

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top Flat1935Short uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs1936ShortHimself
Fuzzy Knight and His Little Piano1928ShortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Masters1997TV Series documentaryHimself
I 10 del Texas1961
Prairie Pirates1949Short uncredited
Blazing Guns1949ShortPinky
Western Feud!1949ShortTick
Movieland Magic1946Short

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