America’s Favorite Sheriff Andy Griffith Dead

Actor Andy Griffith, who won the hearts of 1960s TV viewers with his role as gentle Sheriff Andy Taylor in “The Andy Griffith Show,” then returned as a 1980s country lawyer in “Matlock,” died Tuesday at 86.

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  • SLIDESHOW: America’s sheriff Andy Griffith dead at 86
    MANTEO, N.C. — Andy Griffith, whose homespun mix of humor and wisdom made "The Andy Griffith Show" an enduring TV favorite, has died. He was 86. Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in statement Griffith died Tuesday at about 7 a.m. He said the family ...
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