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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Seven Things to Know AboutBy 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 GrewBy 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 GrewBy 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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