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Gary Burghoff Rejected Fame To Become A Daddy | Story Of Don Knotts’ Daughter Running From Her Dad’s Deathbed

August 23, 2023   ●   7 min

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One actor from MASH, who was a main character on one of the most popular TV shows ever, opted to spend time being a dad and being with his family instead of pursuing fame and fortune.




Don Knotts’ daughter shares fond memories of her funny dad, including a touching story of when she had to bolt out of the room from beside his deathbed — and not for the reason you might expect!


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