Keith Knight (actor)

Keith Knight (January 20, 1956 – August 22, 2007) was a Canadian actor and voice actor. He made his screen debut as Larry 'Fink' Finkelstein in the 1979 comedy Meatballs, voiced the White Rabbit in The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland, and voiced Pigface in the BBC drama Ace Lightning. Knight was also known for voicing Lowly Worm in The Busy World of Richard Scarry. He was also the voice of Moldy Van Oldy in the hit series Erky Perky.

Keith Knight
Born(1956-01-20)January 20, 1956
DiedAugust 22, 2007(2007-08-22) (aged 51)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1978–2007
Spouse(s)Jenifer McCullough

DeathEdit

Knight died of brain cancer at his home in Toronto, Ontario in 2007.[1]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1979 Meatballs Fink
1980 Hog Wild Vern Jones
1981 My Bloody Valentine Hollis
Gas Ira
1982 Class of 1984 Barnyard
1983 Self Defense Steve
Of Unknown Origin Hardware Salesman
1986 Whodunit? Stanley Video
1987 The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland The White Rabbit Voice
Mr. Nice Guy Larry
1988 Family Reunion Bus Driver
1990 Love & Murder Marty
Whispers Avril
1998 Clutch Buck
2003 Owning Mahowny Surveillance Operator
Bar Life Gordon Short
2005 Looking for Angelina Uriah McFadden

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1980 The Littlest Hobo Dog Catcher #1 Episode: "Diamonds Are a Dog's Best Friend"
1985 Letting Go Business Man TV movie
The Canadian Conspiracy TV movie
1986 The Lawrenceville Stories Baldwin 2 episodes
Seeing Things Scott 1 Episode: Optical Illusion
1986–1987 Adderly 3 episodes
1987 American Playhouse Mr. 'Elder Brother' Baldwin Episode: "The Prodigious Hickey"
Check It Out! Mickey Episode: "The Son Also Rises"
1988 The Care Bears Family Voice, 27 Episodes
Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop 1 Episode: What If I'm Not a Cop?
1989 Shining Time Station Amazo Episode: "The Magic Is Believing"
Street Legal Peter Episode: "Conflict of Interest"
The Twilight Zone Archie Episode: "Special Service"
Starting from Scratch Wendall Tark Episode: "Me, the Jury"
1989–1991 Babar Voice, 39 episodes
1990 War of the Worlds Bob Episode: "Video Messiah"
The Campbells Turkey Seller 1 Episode: Comfort and Joy
Piggsburg Pigs! Portly 11 Episodes
1990–1991 Beetlejuice Armhold Musclehugger Voice, 18 Episodes
1991 Rupert Voice, 13 episodes
1991–1992 The Adventures of Tintin Voice, 26 episodes
1992 The Rosey & Buddy Show Voice, TV movie
1992–1993 Road to Avonlea Reverend Fitzsimmons 2 episodes
1993–1994 Tales from the Cryptkeeper Voice, 2 episodes
1994 The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon Snowman Episode: "Dudley and the Snowman"
Monster Force Voice, 13 episodes
RoboCop: The Series Store Manager Episode: "Robocop vs. Commander Cash"
1994–1997 The Busy World of Richard Scarry Lowly Worm / Able Baker Charlie / Snozzle Voice, 65 episodes
1995 Liberty Street James Wilder 13 episodes
The Neverending Story Acharis Episode: "The Tears of Sadness"
1996 Traders Episode: "A Soldier's Virtue"
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo Nate Lately Episode: "The Movie Star Mystery"
1996–1998 Blazing Dragons Voice
1998–1999 Dumb Bunnies Professor Bunsen 2 episodes
1998–2000 Elliot Moose Beaverton Main role
1999 Redwall Squire Julian Gingivere 12 episodes
Switching Goals Willard Holmes TV movie
2000 Franklin Marten Episode: "Franklin and the Grump/Franklin's Promise"
Redwall: The Movie Squire Julian Gingivere TV movie
2000–2002 Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series Willow 2 5 episodes
2001 Hippo Tub Co. Harley 3 episodes
Laughter on the 23rd Floor Brutus TV movie
2001–2003 Pecola Voice, English Version, 12 Episodes
2002 Queer as Folk Dr. Beamer Episode: "The Wedding"
Lucky Day TV movie
Ace Lightning Pigface
2003 Street Time Randall King Episode: "Get Up, Stand Up"
2005 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Doctor Episode: "Secret Agent Man"
2005–2008 Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends Frank 5 Episodes
2006 This Is Wonderland David Smith Episode: "#3.10"
An American Girl on the Home Front Principal Stevens TV movie
2006–2007 Erky Perky Moldy Van Oldy 22 Episodes

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canadian actor Keith Knight dies at 51". CBC News. The Canadian Press. August 23, 2007.

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