Fuzzy Knight

Highest Rated: 100% Rancho Notorious (1952)
Lowest Rated: 89% Show Boat (1951)
Birthday: May 9, 1901
Birthplace: Not Available
To western fans, the nickname "Fuzzy" invokes fond memories of two first-rate comedy sidekicks: Al "Fuzzy" St. John and John Forest "Fuzzy" Knight. Knight inaugurated his career at age 15 with a tent minstrel troupe. His skill as a musician enabled him to work his way through West Virginia University, after which he headed his own band. Among Knight's theatrical credits in the '20s was the 1927 edition of Earl Carroll's Vanities and the 1928 "book" musical Here's How. Mae West caught Knight's act on the Keith vaudeville circuit and cast the bucolic entertainer in her 1933 film vehicle She Done Him Wrong; he would later show up playing West's country cousin in the actress' last important film, My Little Chickadee (1940). Usually essaying comedy roles, Knight was effective in the his dramatic scenes in Paramount's Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936), wherein he tearfully sings a mountain ballad at the funeral of little Spanky McFarland. Knight's B-western comedy sidekick activity peaked in the mid '40s (he appeared most often with Johnny Mack Brown), after which his film roles diminished as his fondness for the bottle increased. Promising to behave himself (at least during filming), Fuzzy Knight signed on in 1955 for Buster Crabbe's popular TV adventure series Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion; for the next two years, Knight played a semi-serious legionnaire -- named Private Fuzzy Knight.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Hostile Guns Buck 1967
No Score Yet The Bounty Killer Luther 1965
No Score Yet These Thousand Hills Sally, the Cook 1959
No Score Yet The Naked Hills Pitch Man 1956
No Score Yet Adventures of Gallant Bess Woody 1952
100% Rancho Notorious Barber 1952
No Score Yet The Gunman Actor 1952
No Score Yet Gold Raiders Sheriff 1951
89% Show Boat Troc Piano Player 1951
No Score Yet Oklahoma Annie Larry 1951
No Score Yet Rimfire Porky 1949
No Score Yet Down to the Sea in Ships Lem Sykes 1949
No Score Yet Feudin' Rhythm Actor 1949
No Score Yet Corvette K-225 Cricket 1948
No Score Yet The Egg and I Cab Driver 1947
No Score Yet Lawless Breed Actor 1946
No Score Yet Frontier Gal Fuzzy 1945
No Score Yet Renegades of the Rio Grande Trigger Bidwell 1945
No Score Yet Cowboy and the Senorita Fuzzy 1944
No Score Yet The Great Alaskan Mystery 'Grit' Hartman 1944
No Score Yet Take It Big Cowboy Joe 1944
No Score Yet Oklahoma Raiders Banjo 1944
No Score Yet Arizona Trail Kansas 1943
No Score Yet The Lone Star Trail Angus MacAngus 1943
No Score Yet Raiders of San Joaquin Eustace Clairmont 1943
No Score Yet The Old Chisholm Trail Polario 1942
No Score Yet Boss of Hangtown Mesa Dr. J. Wellington Dingle 1942
No Score Yet Silver Bullet Wild Bill Jones 1942
No Score Yet Apache Trail Juke 1942
No Score Yet Juke Girl Ike Harper 1942
No Score Yet Stagecoach Buckaroo Clem 1942
No Score Yet Badlands of Dakota Hurricane Harry 1941
No Score Yet The Shepherd of the Hills Mr. Palestrom 1941
No Score Yet Horror Island Stuff Oliver 1941
No Score Yet Law of the Range Chap 1941
No Score Yet Arizona Cyclone Muleshoe 1941
No Score Yet Rawhide Rangers Porky 1941
No Score Yet Man from Montana Grubby 1941
No Score Yet Boss of Bullion City Burt Pennypacker 1941
No Score Yet Johnny Apollo Cellmate 1940
91% My Little Chickadee Cousin Zeb 1940
100% Remember the Night Band Leader 1940
No Score Yet Brigham Young Pete 1940
No Score Yet Law and Order Deadwood 1940
No Score Yet Riders of Pasco Basin Luther 1940
No Score Yet Ragtime Cowboy Joe Joe 1940
No Score Yet Pony Post Shorty 1940
No Score Yet Union Pacific Cookie 1939
No Score Yet Oregon Trail Actor 1939
No Score Yet Oklahoma Frontier Frosty 1939
No Score Yet The Cowboy and the Lady Buzz 1938
No Score Yet Spawn of the North Lefty Jones 1938
No Score Yet Joy of Living Sideshow Piano Player 1938
No Score Yet Where the West Begins Buzz 1938
No Score Yet Flying Fists Spider 1938
No Score Yet Border Wolves Clem Barrett 1938
No Score Yet The Gold Racket Scotty Summers 1937
No Score Yet Amateur Crook Jape 1937
No Score Yet With Love and Kisses Butch 1937
No Score Yet Born to Dance Pianist 1936
No Score Yet Song of the Gringo Slim 1936
No Score Yet The Plainsman Dave 1936
No Score Yet Sea Spoilers Hogan 1936
No Score Yet Trail of the Lonesome Pine Tater 1936
No Score Yet Bars of Hate Montague 1936
No Score Yet Kelly of the Secret Service Lefty Hogan 1936
No Score Yet Song of the Trail Pudge 1936
No Score Yet Danger Ahead Fred Klein 1935
No Score Yet The Murder Man Buck Hawkins, the Reporter 1935
No Score Yet Night Alarm Dinner Club Comedian 1935
No Score Yet George White's 1935 Scandals Sam Fagel 1935
No Score Yet Vagabond Lady Swan 1935
No Score Yet The Gay Bride Cameraman 1934
No Score Yet Music in the Air Nick 1934
No Score Yet The Cat's Paw Gangster 1934
No Score Yet The Girl From Missouri (100 Per Cent Pure) (Born to Be Kissed) Cameraman 1934
No Score Yet Belle of the Nineties Comedian 1934
No Score Yet She Had to Choose Wally 1934
No Score Yet Operator 13 Sweeney 1934
No Score Yet Law of Vengeance Actor 1933
No Score Yet To the Last Man Jeff Morley 1933
No Score Yet This Day and Age Max 1933
90% She Done Him Wrong Ragtime Kelly 1933
No Score Yet Hell's Highway Society Red 1932

TV

CREDIT
93% Batman
1966-1968
Blind News Dealer
  • 1966

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