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Encyclopedia > Christopher Knight
Christopher Knight
Birth name Christopher Anton Knight
Born November 7, 1957 (1957-11-07) (age 49)
New York, New York
Spouse(s) Adrianne Curry
Official site ChristopherKnight.tv
Notable roles Peter Brady in The Brady Bunch

Christopher Anton Knight (born November 7, 1957) is an American actor best known for playing Peter Brady on the 1970s series, The Brady Bunch. He has since gone on to become a successful businessman and has enjoyed a semi-resurgence in the public eye with recent TV appearances. His father, Edward Knight, is also an actor. November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Adrianne Marie Curry (born August 6, 1982 in Joliet, Illinois) is an American fashion model and reality television contestant. ... The Brady Bunch was an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... The following is a list of characters from the American television series The Brady Bunch. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979. ... The Brady Bunch was an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... Edward Knight (born May 23, 1934), is an American actor who has performed in many guest appearances on television shows such as Hogans Heroes, Mission: Impossible, The Rockford Files. ...


Biography

Since the end of his Brady Bunch appearances, Knight's acting career consisted mostly of making guest appearances on other television shows. He also helped create a Brady Bunch computer game and is well-respected in the IT industry, according to a TV Land documentary about the Brady Bunch. Information technology (IT), as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)is: the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


An interest in science and machines led Knight to a career in the computer industry in 1988. His celebrity status helped him to hone skills in sales and marketing. Entering the industry as an account sales manager at Martec, Inc., he logged the company's first $1 million sales order within his first eighteen months, quickly becoming Martec's top performer, and employee of the year. Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ...


He went back to his Brady roots in the 1988 Brady Christmas movie, "A Very Brady Christmas" where he struggled to accept the fact that the woman he liked, Valerie, was his boss at work. The movie was a hit, but Knight surprised many fans when he donned a nightgown on Christmas Eve at the Brady house.


In October 1989, Knight became vice president of design system marketing and sales at New Image Industry, moving the company into 3D rendering/imaging technologies. Then in mid 1991, he, and a few other key employees successfully moved the software engineering staff and the 3D technologies into a new privately held company, Visual Software. As co-founder of Visual Software, Knight was an early participant in the consumer 3D graphics market. His efforts led to business success, seeing the company move from $400,000 in annual sales to $4.2 million within 10 months. Visual Software was acquired by Micrografx in January. 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ...


In late 1995, Knight partnered with friend and associate Frank Paniagua, and founded Kidwise Learningware, a producer of interactive edutainment products for children. Knight served as executive producer. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...


In February 1996, he took became vice president of sales at Adesso, a computer keyboard manufacturer. Within his first 4 months sales doubled. 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


Knight and Paniagua reunited in August 1997 at Integrated Micro Solutions (I.M.S.) which later became IXMICRO. Initially hired as vice president of strategic marketing, Knight was promoted to vice president of marketing four months later. Annual sales went from less than $2 million in early 1997 to $63 million in 1998. 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The subject of this article may not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In late 1998 Knight, Paniagua and an associate, David Smith, formed Eskape Labs. The three had been part of IXMICRO's executive staff, but sensed a shift in the focus of computer technology from personal computers to intelligent devices. With a mission to provide "on wire" digital appliances that easily plug into computers, Eskape has developed a number of first-to-market video devices. The company was purchased by Hauppauge Computer Works in the summer of 2000. Hauppauge is the world's largest manufacturer of computer based TV tuner products and, with Eskape Labs, now has a line of TV tuners that are Macintosh compatible. 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Macintosh 128K, the first Macintosh computer, introduced in 1984, upgraded to a 512K Fat Mac Mac (formerly Macintosh) is a range of personal computers designed, developed, manufactured, and marketed by Apple Inc. ...


Knight appeared on a special episode of The Weakest Link TV show that featured the cast of the Brady Bunch squaring off against each other. In the end, Knight won the show with the proceeds going to his selected charity. Weakest Link UK Version The Weakest Link (now officially titled Weakest Link) is a television game show which first appeared in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 14 August 2000. ...


Continuing to pursue TV opportunities, Knight appeared on VH1's fourth season of The Surreal Life. The show garnered Knight more attention than he had received in quite some time, in part by appearing shirtless on the show and revealing a well-built body. Also during his stint on the show, he began a romance with his castmate, model Adrianne Curry, who is almost 25 years younger than Knight. After the show, the two moved in together and got engaged, as documented on the VH1 series My Fair Brady, which premiered on September 11, 2005. The series was renewed for another season, and they married on May 29, 2006. VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division... The Surreal Life is a reality television series that sets a select group of out-of-the-spotlight celebrities and films them as they live together in a mansion in the Hollywood Hills for two weeks. ... Adrianne Marie Curry (born August 6, 1982 in Joliet, Illinois) is an American fashion model and reality television contestant. ... My Fair Brady is a Celebreality show on VH1 that follows Christopher Knight, who played Peter Brady on The Brady Bunch, and Adrianne Curry, who won the first season of Americas Next Top Model, a year after they met and fell in love on The Surreal Life. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... The year 2005 in television involved some significant events. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Knight was also recently featured in a music video for the group Click Five for the song Just the Girl, in which he played a high school teacher. He also appeared in the Click Five's music video Catch Your Wave as the hotel manager. A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... The Click Five is a new school power pop band. ... A song is a relatively short musical composition. ...


In 2006, Knight showed off his muscular upper body and toned abdomen even more by becoming the spokesman for the Ab Lounge exercise machine as seen on television. He used his past child star career to advance the sales of the product. Nonetheless, he showed off a nice " six pack" rather boastfully and increased sales due to his appearance. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The abdomen is a part of the body. ...


Christopher Knight and his former Brady Bunch co-star Barry Williams appeared in a 2006 episode of That '70s Show. He and Williams played the part of a gay couple who moved in next door. He and Williams have remained close friends since their Brady Bunch days, and Williams appeared several times on My Fair Brady. Florence Henderson, who played the mother Carol Brady, Susan Olsen, who played Cindy Brady on the Brady Bunch, and Mike Lookinland, who played Bobby Brady, also appeared in an episode of My Fair Brady. In one episode, Knight expressed how important it was for his fiance, model Adrianne Curry, to accept his close relationship with his former Brady Bunch costars. The Brady Bunch was a US television situation comedy, based around a large family. ... Barry William Blenkhorn (born September 30, 1954), known professionally as Barry Williams, is an American actor best known for his role as Greg Brady in the ABC television series The Brady Bunch. ... That 70s Show is an American television sitcom that centers on the lives of a group of teenagers living in Point Place, Wisconsin, a fictional suburb of either Kenosha, Wisconsin[1] or Green Bay, Wisconsin,[2] from May 17, 1976 to December 31, 1979. ... Florence Agnes Henderson (b. ... Susan Marie Olsen (born August 14, 1961) is an American actress best known for her role as Cindy Brady on the television sitcom The Brady Bunch (1969 to 1974). ... Mike Lookinland (b. ... Adrianne Marie Curry (born August 6, 1982 in Joliet, Illinois) is an American fashion model and reality television contestant. ...


Knight was a participant in VH-1's I Love The '70s: Volume II mini series. VH1 (which stands for Video Hits 1) is an American cable television channel that was created in 1985. ... A miniseries, in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ...


Appearances

For fans of Chris, that would like to see the star, he will be appearing at the LG launch party for their new phone the VX9400 Mobile TV on Tuesday, June 19th. The event will take place at Paramount Studios on the exclusive Stage 14. LG is re-constructing the sets of your favorite tv shows from yesteryear. Also scheduled to appear are Gary Coleman from Different Strokes and Scott Baio star of Charles in Charge.”



A slick-looking handset that supports Verizon's V Cast Mobile TV service, the LG VX9400 offers excellent video performance and call quality. It also comes loaded with a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, a microSD card slot, and EV-DO compatibility.


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External links

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Christopher Knight - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (377 words)
Christopher Anton Knight (born November 7, 1957) is an American actor famous for his role on the television series The Brady Bunch, on which he played the role of Peter Brady from 1969 to 1974.
The show garnered Knight more attention than he had received in quite some time, and it was during his stint on the show that he began a romance with his castmate, model Adrianne Curry, who is almost 25 years younger than Knight.
Knight was also recently featured in a music video for the group Click Five for the song Just the Girl, in which he played a high school teacher.
Speakers Platform Speakers Bureau: Christopher Knight, Speaker On: Celebrity, Entrepreneurship, Disability (781 words)
Christopher Knight met life as a child actor, starring as Peter Brady in the Brady Bunch, a baby boomer phenomenon seemingly bigger by the year.
Christopher’s plan to re-establish his place in the entertainment industry is not designed to displace his interests in the corporate world.
Willie Knight was the driving force in Christopher’s earlier career and he is convinced she is working overtime as his special angel agent.
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