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Fuzzy Knight

John Forrest "Fuzzy" Knight (May 9, 1901 – February 23, 1976) was an American film and television actor. He was also a singer, especially in his early career. He appeared in more than 180 films between 1928 and 1967, usually as a cowboy hero's comic sidekick.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 9th, 1901 (Fairmont), Died February 23rd, 1976 (Woodland Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Original name: "J. Forrest Knight."


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1927-05-03-02] 10-in. 5/3/1927 A'm blue Fuzzy Knight Vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Columbia 143329 10-in. 1/20/1927 Crazy words—crazy tune (Vo-do-de-o) Frank Cornwell Orchestra ; Gus Guderian ; Fuzzy Knight Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist  


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Knight, Fuzzy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from

"Knight, Fuzzy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

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