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Keith Knight


B: January 20, 1956 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
D: August 22, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario

Keith Knight made his screen debut as Larry ‘Fink’ Finkelstein in the 1979 comedy Meatballs. As comfortable on stage as he was in front of the camera, Keith Knight starred in the first play Michael Hennessy ever directed, June and the Paycock in 1976. He is often remembered for his role as Hollis in My Bloody Valentine where he gets shot in the head, close up, by a nail gun. Keith Knight was 51 when he died in Toronto of brain cancer.

Features & TV Movies:

Meatballs (1979)

Hog Wild (1980)
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Gas (1981)
Class of 1984 (1982)
Self Defense (1983)
Of Unkown Origin (1983)
Letting Go (TV-1985)
The Canadian Conspiracy (TV-1985)
Whodunit (TV-1986)
The Prodigious Hickey (TV-1987, American Playhouse)
The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (voice, 1987)
Mr. Nice Guy (1987)
Family Reunion (1988)
Care Bears Nutcracker Suite (voice, TV-1988)
Whispers (1989)

Love & Murder (1991)
The Rosey & Buddy Show (voice, TV-1992)
Clutch (1998)
Switching Goals (TV-1999, Wonderful World of Disney)

Redwall: The Movie (voice, TV-2000)
Laughter on the 23rd Floor (TV-2001)
Lucky Day (TV-2002)
Owning Mahowny (2003)
Bar Life (2003, short)
Looking for Angelina (2005)
An American Girl on the Home Front (TV-2006)

TV Series – Cast:
The Lawrenceville Stories (1986, mini-series)
The Care Bears (voice, 1988)
Beetlejuice (voice, 1989-1990)
Babar (voice, (1989-1991)

Rupert (voice, 1991)
The Adventures of Tintin (1991-1992)
The Busy World of Richard Scarry (voice, 1993-1996)
Monster Force (voice, 1994)
Liberty Street (1995-1996)
Redwall (voice, 1999)
The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures (voice, 1997-1999)

Erky Perky (voice, 2006-2007)
Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends (voice, 2005-2008)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Littlest Hobo (1980)
Seeing Things (1986)
Check It Out (1986, 1987)
Adderly (1986, 1987)
Katts and Dog (1988)
Shining Time Station (1989)
Street Legal (1989)
The Twilight Zone (1989)
Starting from Scratch (1989)

War of the Worlds (1990)
The Campbells (1990)
Piggsburg Pigs! (voice, 1990)
E.N.G. (1990, 1991)
Road to Avonlea (1992, 1993)
Tales from the Cryptkeeper (voice, 1993, 1994)
The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon (voice, 1994)
Robocop (1994)
The NeverEnding Story (voice, 1995)
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (1996)
Traders (1997)
The Dumb Bunnies (voice, 1998, 1999)

Franklin (voice, 2000)
Hippo Tub Co. (voice, 2001)
Elliot Moose (voice, 2001)
Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series (voice, 2001, 2002)
Pecola (voice, 2001, 2003)
Queer as Folk (2002)
Ace Lightening (voice, 2002)
Street Time (2003)
RoboRoach (voice, 2002, 2003)
Jojo’s Circus (2004)
Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (2005)
This is Wonderland (2005)

Meatballs, movie, poster,
This poster for Meatballs was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection,