Griffith receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, November 9, 2005
|Born||Andy Samuel Griffith
June 1, 1926
Mount Airy, North Carolina, U.S.
|Died||July 3, 2012 (aged 86)
Manteo, North Carolina, U.S.
|Resting place||Roanoke Island, North Carolina|
|Education||Mount Airy High School|
|Alma mater||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, television producer, singer (country, bluegrass & southern gospel), writer|
|Notable work(s)||The Andy Griffith Show,
|Spouse||Barbara Bray Edwards
(m. 1949–1972; divorced)
(m. 1975–1981; divorced)
(m. 1983–2012; his death)
|Children||Andy “Sam” Griffith Jr.(deceased)Dixie Griffith|
Los Angeles Times
Ron Howard shares memories of Andy Griffith and professional and life lessons learned from him.
— Bobbi Cisse (@bobbicisse) July 5, 2012
A friend passed along cool clip of Andy Griffith guitar duet with Arthur Smith. Pickin’ hard. bit.ly/Otirbh
— Jim Roberts (@nytjim) July 5, 2012
10 things we learned from the Andy Griffith Show huff.to/O0I0N0
— HuffPostComedy (@HuffPostComedy) July 5, 2012
RIP Andy Griffith.Best ever – T
— Toby Keith (@TobyKeithMusic) July 4, 2012
Andy Griffith: ‘It Was All About Love’ | Remembering why we all want to live in Mayberry. ht.ly/c0KG6
— Christianity Today (@CTmagazine) July 4, 2012
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