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.

  • America's Favorite Sheriff, Andy Griffith, Dies at 86
    DARE COUNTY, North Carolina (CBS News) -- Actor Andy Griffith, whose portrayal of a rural sheriff in a popular 1960s TV show earned him the title of "America's Favorite Sheriff ... He was married to Solica Casuto from 1975-1981. Griffith wed his third ...
    07/3/2012 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • Andy Griffith made viewers of all ages smile
    Watch a clip of Andy on 'The Andy Griffith Show.' As Sheriff Andy Taylor, Griffith perfectly embodied one of America's favorite archetypes: the seeming country bumpkin who's actually smarter than anyone around. The difference with Sheriff Taylor was that ...
    07/3/2012 - 5:17 am | View Link
  • Andy Griffith, America’s favorite sheriff, is dead
    Actor Andy Griffith died this morning. Former UNC President Bill Friday says The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock actor died at his home in Dare County, North Carolina around 7 a.m. Friday, who is a close friend of the actor, confirmed the news to WITN News.
    07/3/2012 - 4:56 am | View Link
  • America’s Sheriff,” Andy Griffith, Dead at 86
    Griffith would still teach good old fashioned family values to millions as Mayberry Sheriff Andy Taylor. The iconic TV actor died Tuesday at age 86. He starred in several movies and won a Grammy for his 1996 gospel album I Love to Tell The Story – 25 ...
    07/3/2012 - 3:07 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    07/2/2012 - 11:26 pm | View Link
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  • Andy Griffith
    Andy Griffith is best known for his starring roles in two very popular television series, The Andy Griffith Show (1960) and Matlock (1986). Griffith earned a degree ...
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  • TV Land: The Andy Griffith Show
    The Andy Griffith Show is a classic black and white TV sitcom from the 1960s starring Andy Griffith (Andy Taylor), Don Knotts (Barney Fife), Frances Bavier (Aunt Bee ...
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    Directed by Bob Sweeney. With Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier. Opie's had it with his history homework, and misinterprets Andy's empathy as an ...
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  • Watch The Andy Griffith Show Episodes Online | TV Shows ...
    The Andy Griffith Show is an American television series humorously depicting life in a fictional southern community. The show stars Andy Griffith as Andy Taylor, the ...
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  • Andy Griffith
    Griffith was born in Mount Airy, North Carolina, the only child of Carl Lee Griffith and his wife, Geneva (Nunn). [3] Griffith was born the same day (June 1, 1926) as ...
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