Andy Griffith

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Birthday
1, 1926
Birthplace
Mount Airy, NC
Death Date
Jul 3, 2012 (86)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1926
Birthplace
Mount Airy, NC
Death Date
Jul 3, 2012 (86)

About

He became known as the Mayberry sheriff, Andy, on The Andy Griffith Show and starred in the 1957 film A Face in the Crowd.

Before Fame

He developed an interest in acting during high school, but went to college with the intent of becoming a preacher.

Trivia

In 1996, he released I Love to Tell the Story: 25 Timeless Hymns, which went platinum and won a Grammy Award for Best Country Album.

Family Life

He married and divorced twice before marrying Cindi Knight in 1983; they adopted Andy Samuel Griffith, Jr. and Dixie Nann Griffith.

Associated With

He co-starred with Patricia Neal in the 1957 film A Face in the Crowd.

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