Arthur Knight (film critic)
September 3, 1916
|Died||July 25, 1991
|Known for||The Liveliest Art|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Ann Nyberg (?-?) (divorced)|
Arthur Knight (1916–1991) was a movie critic, film historian, professor and TV host. 
His book The Liveliest Art, first published in 1957, is a history of the cinema used as a textbook at colleges and universities throughout the world.
Institutions at which he taught include:
- Brooklyn Academy of Music
- City College of New York
- New School for Social Research
- Hunter College
- Columbia University
- University of Southern California
- Australian Film Television and Radio School
He reviewed movies for many publications, principally:
Host and producer
He wrote, produced and hosted the 1985 cable TV series Sex in Cinema for the Playboy Channel. He was also the host of the syndicated radio series Knight at the Movies. In 1974, he was a member of the jury at the 24th Berlin International Film Festival.
His first wife was costume designer Mary Ann Nyberg, who died in 1979. He was survived by his wife, Anne.