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Job Actor, comedian, television producer, singer, writer, teacher, and musician
Years active 1949-2012
Top Roles Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead, Pat Collins, Pvt. Will Stockdale, 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, Robert Newton  see more..

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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:

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 Visé — Don Knott’s brother-in-law and author of the new book, Andy and Don... Read full article


The Show ( 1960-1968 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 27, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

It's nearly time for Me-TV to unroll their summer line-up of classic television shows and to kick up the excitement for the event the Classic TV Blog Association is once again hosting the Summer of Me-TV Blogathon. Since summer is just around the bend we thought we'd celebrate that season of sunshin... Read full article


The Show ( 1960-1968 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 27, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

It's nearly time for Me-TV to unroll their summer line-up of classic television shows and to kick up the excitement for the event the Classic TV Blog Association is once again hosting the Summer of Me-TV Blogathon. Since summer is just around the bend we thought we'd celebrate that season of sunshin... Read full article


The Show ( 1960-1968 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 27, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

It's nearly time for Me-TV to unroll their summer line-up of classic television shows and to kick up the excitement for the event the Classic TV Blog Association is once again hosting the Summer of Me-TV Blogathon. Since summer is just around the bend we thought we'd celebrate that season of sunshin... 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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He was the Tuesday night host for CBS Radio's "Sears Mystery Theater" (1979). He was still Tuesday's host when it became "The Mutual Radio Theater" on Mutual Radio (1980).

At least 5 actors and actresses named him as their favorite actor or comedian: Jack Dodson, Aneta Corsaut, Betty Lynn, Arlene Golonka and Don Knotts, all guest starred with him on "Matlock" (1986).

Unlike Lucille Ball and Jackie Gleason, Griffith hated the idea of using a studio audience for his own sitcom, "The Andy Griffith Show" (1960), because he felt it would give him and his co-stars pressure to deliver one-liners, so the series was shot like a movie allowing for the actors to have quiet scenes and for the fictional town of Mayberry to feel like a real place.

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