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Andy Griffith
  • Name: Andy Griffith
  • Born: 06/01/1926
  • Died: 07/03/2012 (86 years old)
  • Occupation: Actor, comedian, producer, singer, writer, director, musician, teacher

Andy Samuel Griffith (June 1, 1926 – July 3, 2012) was an American actor, comedian, television producer, southern gospel singer, and writer whose career spanned seven decades in music and television. Known for his southern drawl, his characters with a folksy-friendly personality, and his gruff but friendly voice, Griffith was a Tony Award nominee for two roles, and gained prominence in the starring role in director Elia Kazan’s film A Face in the Crowd (1957) before he became better known for his television roles, playing the lead roles of Andy Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968) and Ben Matlock in the legal drama Matlock (1986–1995).

Birth Name: Andy Samuel Griffith

Notable Works: The Andy Griffith Show, Matlock

School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.Mus 1949

Alias: Andy Samuel Griffith[1]

Party: Democratic

Birth Place: Mount Airy, North Carolina, U.S.

Death Place: Manteo, North Carolina, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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