Christopher Knight gained recognition for his portrayal of Peter Brady in the beloved '70s sitcom The Brady Bunch. His role throughout the show's impressive five-season run contributed to the series's popularity and made him a cherished figure in television history. After more than five decades since the sitcom last aired, Knight recently reflected on his formative years as a young actor in the iconic series while offering a glimpse into the invaluable life lessons and insights he gained while working on the project. Christopher Knight speaks on the valuable lessons he learned from his time on 'The Brady Bunch' THE BRADY BUNCH, Christopher Knight, 1969-1974. During an exclusive interview with Fox News Digital to promote his latest endeavor, a captivating documentary, Truelove: The Film, the 65-year-old reminisced about his time on The Brady Bunch set and the profound change the series brought upon his life. RELATED: ‘The Brady Bunch’ Cast All Faced One Huge Hardship, According To Ann B. Davis "Oddly, this show has grown in … profile and impact and importance over time," Knight admitted. "So, looking back at it, it's bigger than it was when we were living it. So, most of these epiphanies and revelations are not in doing this show but in looking back at it. And mine is that I was, in part, saved. I don't know how many children from entertainment can say that, in fact, the entertainment industry saved them. It taught me the value of getting along." THE BRADY BUNCH, Christopher Knight, 1969-74 Christopher Knight says he was pushed into acting to support his family The actor revealed that his journey into acting wasn't planned as it was just a means of survival for his family, who were facing serious financial challenges then. "My family is very educated and nearly homeless, and that's how I grow up," Knight stated. "My dad, he was unemployed. Literally, his solution early when there wasn't any money — and there was my brother and myself, 13 months apart — he said, 'Feed them every other day.' I think that's when my mom said that she realized there might be a problem." THE BRADY BUNCH, Christopher Knight, (Season 5), 1969-74 "I'm feeling totally prostituted at that point by my mom, I think in a way, I totally was, and by her own admission it was, and that she was sorry about it. It was an instinct in survival on her part. This is going to work. We are going to milk this for all we can, and we are going to have some level of security because there never has been any for the family," he added. "And you know, at the same time, I'm going, 'Yeah, but that kind of sacrifices me in the process.' Maybe it was conscious on her part. Maybe it was worth the sacrifice."