Andy Griffith


Born: 6/1/1926 in Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA
Died: 7/3/2012
Age: 86
Cause of death: heart attack

Full name: Andrew Samuel Griffith
Noted For: actor, "The Andy Griffith Show" (Sherrif Andy Taylor, 1960-68), "Matlock" (Ben Matlock, 1986-95). Won a Grammy award for his gospel album, "I Love to Tell the Story" (1996). Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2005).