Andy Griffith

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Andy Griffith
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Birth name Andy Samuel Griffith
Born June 1, 1926 in Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA
Died July 3, 2012 in Manteo, North Carolina, USA from a heart attack
Notable Roles The Andy Griffith Show: Sheriff Andy Taylor
Matlock: Ben Matlock
Notable Episodes
Awards 1 People's Choice Award, USA
1 TV Land Award, USA
Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Andy Griffith was an American actor, comedian, producer, singer and writer.

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
The Andy Griffith Show Andy Taylor 1960–1968 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
The Headmaster Andy Thompson 1970–1971 1
The New Andy Griffith Show Andy Sawyer 1971 1
Adams of Eagle Lake Sam Adams 1975 1
Salvage 1 Harry Broderick 1979 1 2
The Yeagers Carroll Yeager 1980 1
Matlock Ben Matlock 1986–1995 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Recurring Roles

Mini Series

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The United States Steel Hour Harry Will Stockdale 2x14 - No Time for Sergeants March 15, 1955
The United States Steel Hour Harry Emsen 5x11 - Never Know the End January 29, 1958
Playhouse 90 Prof. Tommy Turner 2x27 - The Male Animal March 13, 1958
Make Room for Daddy Sheriff Andy Taylor 7x20 - Danny Meets Andy Griffith February 15, 1960
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Sheriff Andy Taylor 2x26 - Opie Joins the Marines March 18, 1966
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest Performer 4x19 - Show 85 January 25, 1971
The Mod Squad George Taylor 4x24 - Big George March 7, 1972
Hawaii Five-O Arnold Lovejoy 5x13 - I'm a Family Crook -- Don't Shoot December 19, 1972
The Doris Day Show Mitch Folger 5x15 - The Hoax January 8, 1973
Here's Lucy Andy Johnson 6x08 - Lucy and Andy Griffith October 29, 1973
Best of the West 1x04 - The Reunion October 8, 1981
The Bionic Woman Jack Starkey 1x03 - Angel of Mercy January 28, 1976
Fantasy Island (1978) Judge Roy Bean 6x03 - The Perfect Gentleman / Legend October 30, 1982
Hotel J. Scott 'Scotty' Foreman 2x21 - Illusions May 29, 1985
The Love Boat Larry Cooper 9x03 - Hidden Treasure / Picture from the Past / Ace's Salary October 12, 1985
Matlock Charlie Matlock 6x06 - The Dame November 15, 1991
Diagnosis Murder Ben Matlock 4x15 - Murder Two (1) January 30, 1997
Diagnosis Murder Ben Matlock 4x16 - Murder Two (2) February 6, 1997
Family Law Colin Sawyer 2x14 - The Quality of Mercy February 5, 2001
Dawson's Creek Mr. Brook's Friend 4x14 - A Winter's Tale February 7, 2001

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Frosty's Winter Wonderland Narrator December 2, 1976
Return to Mayberry Andy Taylor April 13, 1986 The Andy Griffith Show

Awards and Accolades

  • Emmy Awards
    • 1981: Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special, for: Murder in Texas