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Job Actor, comedian, television producer, singer, writer, teacher, and musician
Years active 1949-2012
Top Roles Pvt. Will Stockdale, Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead, Pat Collins, Larry 'Lonesome' Rhodes, Alvin 'Al' Woods aka Onionhead
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..

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:

"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 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


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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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Andy Griffith Facts
His son, Andy Griffith Jr., died of alcoholism, in 1996.

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 195-196. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387

Graduated from Mount Airy High School in Mount Airy, North Carolina, in 1944.

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