Keith Knight (actor)

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

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.


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



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
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


Year Title Role Notes
1980 The Littlest Hobo Dog Catcher #1 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: The Return of Hickey, The Beginning of the Firm
Seeing Things Scott 1 Episode: Optical Illusion
1986–87 Adderly 3 Episodes: Speed of Light, Year of the Tiger, Critical Mass
1987 American Playhouse Mr. 'Elder Brother' Baldwin 1 Episode: The Prodigious Hickey
Check It Out! Mickey 1 Episode: The Son Also Rises
1988 The Care Bears Family Voices 27 Episodes
Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop 1 Episode: What If I'm Not a Cop?
1989 Shining Time Station Amazo 1 Episode: The Magic Is Believing
Street Legal Peter 1 Episode: Conflict of Interest
The Twilight Zone Archie 1 Episode: Special Service
Starting from Scratch Wendall Tark 1 Episode: Me, the Jury
1989–91 Babar Additional Voices 39 Episodes
1990 War of the Worlds Bob 1 Episode: Video Messiah
The Campbells Turkey Seller 1 Episode: Comfort and Joy
Piggsburg Pigs! Portly 11 Episodes
1990–91 Beetlejuice Armhold Musclehugger / Additional Voices 18 Episodes
1991 Rupert Additional Voices 13 Episodes
1991–92 The Adventures of Tintin Additional Voices 26 Episodes
1992 The Rosey & Buddy Show Additional Voices TV Movie
1992–93 Road to Avonlea Reverend Fitzsimmons 2 Episodes: Vows of Silence, Evelyn
1993–94 Tales from the Cryptkeeper Additional Voices 2 Episodes: Cave Man, All the Gory Details
1994 The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon Snowman 1 Episode: Dudley and the Snowman
Monster Force Additional Voices 13 Episodes
RoboCop: The Series Store Manager 1 Episode: Robocop vs. Commander Cash
1994–97 The Busy World of Richard Scarry Lowly Worm / Able Baker Charlie / Snozzle / Additional Voices 65 Episodes
1995 Liberty Street James Wilder 13 Episodes
The Neverending Story Acharis 1 Episode: The Tears of Sadness
1996 Traders 1 Episode: A Soldier's Virtue
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo Nate Lately 1 Episode: The Movie Star Mystery
1996-98 Blazing Dragons Additional Voices
1998–99 Dumb Bunnies Professor Bunsen 2 Episodes: Stressed to Impress, Situation Vacation
1999 Redwall Squire Julian Gingivere 12 Episodes
Switching Goals Willard Holmes TV Movie
2000 Franklin Marten 1 Episode: Franklin and the Grump/Franklin's Promise
Redwall: The Movie Squire Julian Gingivere TV Movie
2000–02 Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series Willow 2 5 Episodes
2001 Hippo Tub Co. Harley 3 Episodes: Norton Rules, Wonderful Wanda, Pipe Dreams
Elliot Moose Beaverton 1 Episode: The Cat Nap/Elliot Mapleberry/The Magic Pond/Boo!
Laughter on the 23rd Floor Brutus TV Movie
2001–03 Pecola Additional Voices, English Version 12 Episodes
2002 Queer as Folk Dr. Beamer 1 Episode: The Wedding
Lucky Day TV Movie
Ace Lightning Pigface
2003 Street Time Randall King 1 Episode: Get Up, Stand Up
2005 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Doctor 1 Episode: Secret Agent Man
2005–08 Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends Frank 5 Episodes
2006 This Is Wonderland David Smith 1 Episode: #3.10
An American Girl on the Home Front Principal Stevens TV Movie
2006–07 Erky Perky Moldy Van Oldy 22 Episodes


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

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