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Job Actor, comedian, television producer, singer, writer, teacher, and musician
Years active 1949-2012
Top Roles Pat Collins, Pvt. Will Stockdale, Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead, Alvin 'Al' Woods aka Onionhead, Larry 'Lonesome' Rhodes
Top GenresComedy, Drama, Family, Film Adaptation, Western
Top TopicsSlapstick, World War II, Aviation
Top Collaborators , (Director), , (Director)
Shares birthday with Marilyn Monroe, Frank Morgan, Harold Hecht  see more..

Andy Griffith Overview:

Actor, Andy Griffith, was born Andy Samuel Griffith on Jun 1, 1926 in Mount Airy, NC. Griffith died at the age of 86 on Jul 3, 2012 in Manteo, NC .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. In addition, Griffith was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame .

BlogHub Articles:

Seven Things to Know About

By Rick29 on Jun 24, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Andy in No Time for Sergeants. 1. 's first major success was a comic monologue called "What It Was, Was Football," in which a country preacher accidentally attends an American football game--having never seen one--and tries to describe it. It became a regional hit and was picked up for... Read full article


Encore podcast: "The Show" and How It Grew

By David on May 3, 2019 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

"The Show” is Griffith’s best work — certainly his most personal. It was never out of TV’s Top 10 programs for its entire eight-season run, and it inspired a spinoff series, a TV movies and several reunion specials. Fifty years after it left the air, the reruns ... Read full article


"The Show" and How It Grew

By David on Mar 2, 2018 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

“The Show” is Griffith’s best work — certainly his most personal. It was never out of TV’s Top 10 programs for its entire eight-season run, and it inspired a spinoff series, a TV movies and several reunion specials. Fifty years after it left the air, the r... Read full article


Celebrating the Mysterious Birth of

By Annmarie Gatti on Jun 7, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

was born in Mount Airy, NC… Of all the facts in a person?s life, the birthday is supposed to be an easy one. Yet, to this day, I?m not exactly sure of ?s birthday. I?m not even sure he was. Andy Samuel Griffith was born in Mount Airy, North Carolina, on June 1, 1926.... Read full article


Five Timeless Andy-Barney Skits from The Show (Exclusive Guest Post by Author Daniel de Vise)

By Guest Post on Oct 3, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

55 years ago today, on October 3, 1960, The Show debuted on CBS! In celebration of this wonderful Classic TV Anniversary, CMH is happy to welcome a very special Guest Blogger today — Daniel de?Vis? — Don Knott’s brother-in-law and author of the new book,?Andy and Don... Read full article


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Andy Griffith Quotes:

Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead: [In reply to the old gossip who said that he had played the organ for a "naked harlot"] She was not naked. And how do you know she was a harlot? You are bearing false witness!


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Griffith's album, "I Love to Tell the Story: 25 Timeless Hymns" won the 1997 Grammy Award for Best Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album.

Attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music in 1949. He originally attended school to study to be a Moravian preacher before he changed his major. His social life in college included: President of UNC Men's Glee Club and membership in Alpha Rho Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the US' oldest music fraternity for men.

His decision to end "The Andy Griffith Show" (1960), in 1968, led him to a contract with Universal Studios, where he pursued a movie career.

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