'Actor Don Knotts played the starring role at a dedication ceremony in his behalf last fall when his Morgantown hometown named a new roadway in his behalf. Knotts grew up in Morgantown and graduated from West Virginia University in 1948 with a degree in theatre.
Don Knotts Sharing Story with Children, Morgantown, W. Va.
'Don Knotts regales a youthful audience with tales from intrigue and mystery during a special visit to West Virginia University in the 1970s. Knotts, who worked for WVU when he was a student here in the 1940s, has returned many times to give back to his alma mater.
Don Knotts with Friend Margaret Lopez, Morgantown, W. Va.
'Don Knotts shares a laugh with long-time friend and West Virginia University employee Margaret Lopez at a recent Morgantown High reunion. Lopez and Knotts have kept in touch since high school days. She remembers her friend as 'shy' but 'funny'.
Don Knotts Rehearsing for Morgantown High School Play, Morgantown, W. Va.
'Reading the script for an upcoming Morgantown High School play in 1941 is a youthful Don Knotts, pictured in the lower left-hand picture. The photo appeared in Morgantown High's Class of 1941 when Knotts was a junior.'