Played by David Hasselhoff
Michael Knight is an ex-police officer and was a field operative for the Foundation for Law and Government from 1982 to 1990. Born Michael Long, he changed his identity after being shot in the line of duty and presumed dead. Knight was then teamed with the Knight Industries 2000 (KITT). He left the Foundation in 1990 for retirement, but has been willing to return on occasion to assist his old friends.