Actor, comedian, father, friend. Don Knotts was all of these things and more during the remarkable 81 years of his life. Remembered primarily for his role of Deputy Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, Knotts’ work catapulted audiences into laughing fits. But Knotts had a complicated relationship with his coworker and dear friend, Andy Griffith. The two men shared an uncomfortable secret -- which has finally come to light.