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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  • Ind. restaurant mourns America’s favorite sheriff
    a somber mood was uplifted Tuesday by the free apple pie a la mode shared with customers in honor of Griffith, who portrayed “the sheriff without a gun.” “It was Andy’s favorite dessert,” said Christine Born, co-owner of the restaurant for the ...
    07/3/2012 - 11:53 am | View Link
  • 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," died Tuesday morning. He was 86. His death was confirmed in a statement from ...
    07/3/2012 - 9:29 am | View Link
  • America's sheriff Andy Griffith dead at 86
    Actor Andy Griffith, who won the hearts of 1960s TV viewers with his role as gentle Sheriff Andy Taylor in “The Andy Griffith ... "North Carolina has lost its favorite son," North Carolina governor Beverly Eaves Perdue said in a statement.
    07/3/2012 - 7:07 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 - 5:16 am | View Link
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  • The Andy Griffith Show
    The Andy Griffith Show is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from October 3, 1960, to April 1, 1968, with a total of 249 half-hour episodes spanning over ...
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  • Favorite Episode of The Andy Griffith Show Poll
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  • Andy Griffith Show – Telovation
    The REAL Mayberry. The Andy Griffith Show is a timeless and heartwarming portrayal of American small-town life during simpler times, where traditional values were ...
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