Obituary of Andy Griffith

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Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith (born June 1st, 1926 in Mount Airy, North Carolina) was an TV Actor who was best known for staring on the early American TV series, "The Andy Griffith Show" from 1960-1968. Andy died on July 3rd, 2012 because of a heart attack. He passed away at 86 years old.

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Andy Griffith Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Griffith, Andy
    • Common Name: Andy Griffith
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States
    • Birth Date: June 01, 1926
    • Age: 86 (at death)
    • Occupation: TV Actor
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Libby's Brown Beans
    • Favorite Color: Gold (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Andy's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Andy Samuel Griffith
    • Father: Carl Lee Griffith
    • Mother: Geneva Griffith (née Nunn)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Cindi Knight (married 2 April 1983-2012, his death)
      • Solica Cassuto (married 11 June 1975-divorced 1981)
      • Barbara Griffith (26 August 1949-divorced 1972)
    • Son(s):
      • Andy Samuel "Sam" Griffith, Jr. (born 1957
    • Daughter(s):
      • Dixie Nann Griffith

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 03 2012 at age 86
  • Place: Manteo, North Carolina, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack
  • Interment: Buried in Roanoke Island, North Carolina, U.S.

Category Tags:

TV ActorAmerican Born on June 1st Born in 1926 Born in North CarolinaDied in 2012Died at age 86Died from Heart attack

Quotable Quotes:

"Yeah, but I shoot with this hand."

"Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way."

"We are not just Art for Michelangelo to carve, he can't rewrite the agro of my furied heart."

"Those who wish to sing, always find a song."

"I never saw a dog that wasn't obsessed with food."

"[on his off-camera relationship with Frances Bavier, who played Aunt Bee] There was just something about me she did not like. (IMDB)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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