Person Details

Birthday: 1926-06-01 15:33:05

Death: 2012-07-03 15:33:05

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 22

TV Involvements: 11


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Andy Samuel Griffith (born June 1, 1926) was an American actor, director, producer, Grammy Award-winning Southern-gospel singer, and writer. He gained prominence in the starring role in director Elia Kazan's epic film A Face in the Crowd (1957) before he became better known for his television roles, playing the lead characters in the 1960-68 situation comedy, The Andy Griffith Show, and in the 1986-95 legal drama, Matlock. Griffith was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President George W. Bush on November 9, 2005. Description above from the Wikipedia article Andy Griffith, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Matlock
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8

Matlock

(1986) Ben Matlock
Dawson's Creek
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7

Dawson's Creek

(1998) Mr. Brooks' Friend
Centennial
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8

Centennial

(1978) Professor Lewis Vernor
A Face in the Crowd
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8

A Face in the Crowd

(1957) Larry 'Lonesome' Rhodes
Frosty's Winter Wonderland
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7

Frosty's Winter Wonderland

(1976) Narrator
Roots: The Next Generations
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7

Roots: The Next Generations

(1979) Commander Robert Munroe
Go Ask Alice
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6

Go Ask Alice

(1973) Priest
Savages
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7

Savages

(1974) Horton Madec

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Himself (archive footage)
2009 Grandpa Joe
2007 Santa Claus (voice)
Old Joe
2006 Melchior
2005 Himself
2001 O.T. Montgomery
1999 Jake Peterson
1998 Mr. Brooks' Friend
1996 General Rancor
1995 Jack MacGruder
1986 Noah Talbot
Andy Taylor
Ben Matlock
Ben Matlock
1985 Colonel Ticonderoga
1984 Victor Worheide
1983 Guy Harris
John Wallace
1982 Vernon Bliss
1981 Ash Robinson
1980 Carroll Yeager
1979 Commander Robert Munroe
General Barney Slater
Harry Broderick
Harry Broderick
1978 Professor Lewis Vernor
1977 Police Chief Abel Marsh
Police Chief Abel Marsh
Esker Scott Anderson
1976 Narrator
The Father
Gus Brenner
1975 Howard Pike
Sheriff Sam Adams
1974 Horton Madec
Sheriff Sam McNeill
Sam Farragut
1973 Priest
1972 Artie Sawyer
1971 Andy Sawyer
1970 Andy Thompson
1969 Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead
1968 Andy Johnson
Himself
1967 N/A
1963 N/A
1961 Pat Collins
1960 Sheriff Andy Taylor
1958 Alvin 'Al' Woods aka Onionhead
Will Stockdale
1957 Larry 'Lonesome' Rhodes
1955 Will Stockdale
1953 Andy Taylor
1950 Himself - Mystery Guest
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1986 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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