Biography - A Short Wiki
He became known as the Mayberry sheriff, Andy, on The Andy Griffith Show and starred in the 1957 film A Face in the Crowd.
He married and divorced twice before marrying Cindi Knight in 1983; they adopted Andy Samuel Griffith, Jr. and Dixie Nann Griffith.
How did Andy Griffith die?
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||86 years|
|Birthday||June 1, 1926|
|Death date||July 3, 2012|
|Place of death||Manteo, North Carolina, United States|
|Place of burial||Roanoke Island, North Carolina, United States|
I wanted to prove that I could play something else, but there were 249 episodes out there of ‘Mayberry,’ and it was aired every day. It was hard to escape.Andy Griffith
Mornin’ ladies, my goodness don’t you look happy. Must be cuttin’ somebody up pretty good.Andy Griffith
Any time I try to play anything that doesn’t come natural, I’m just plain bad.Andy Griffith
Things have changed so much. People walked away from a simple life we had in the ’20s and ’30s, and I am glad that I am able to touch that period in our lives with the shows that I do and with the music that I do.Andy Griffith
You know when you’re young you think you will always be. As you become more fragile, you reflect and you realize how much comfort can come from the past. Hymns can carry you into the future.Andy Griffith