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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    But it was his role as the affable and folksy-wise Sheriff Andy Taylor in the ... in 1987 with a People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program and in 2004 TV Land gave the The Andy Griffith Show its Legend Award.
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