ANDY GRIFFITH IS 85 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Andy Griffith is a actor, director, producer, Grammy Award-winning Southern-
gospel singer and a writer. In 1957 Griffith made his film debut starring in Elia
Kazan’s epic film  A Face in the Crowd.  Griffith starred in a one-hour teleplay
version of No Time for sergeants in March 1955 on The united Steel Hour on
ABC. Griffith later reprised his role for the film version of the same name in
1958. He became better known for his TV roles, playing the lead characters
in the 1960-1968 sitcom, The Andy Griffith Show on CBS, and in the 1986 to
1995 legal drama, Matlock on NBC and ABC. Griffith was awarded the
Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush on
November 9, 2005.

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Andy Griffith in A Face in the Crowd

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"P.L.O." (Permanent Latrine Orderly) Pvt. Will Stockdale, played
by Andy Griffith in No Time for Sergeants.

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Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor, The Andy Griffith Show

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Andy Griffith receiving the Medal of Freedom from President
George W. Bush.

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5 Responses to “ANDY GRIFFITH IS 85 YEARS OLD TODAY”

  1. JOE COOK says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY “BEN”! JOIN ME FOR “ONE ALL THE WAY”?

  2. joann says:

    sorry I missed the birthday of a gentlemen I still enjoy watching in matlock, etc. may God continue to bless you as you have blessed us throughout the years.

  3. ceaser says:

    always will love u

  4. ceaser says:

    every man and women that wants to have kids need to see your eposodes of opie and the spoil kid, no one will ever say it better then u did,u and your crew brought us most joy and i hope you will go to heaven ,there will never bee shows like yours and thats a shame,all u see now is trash on tv

  5. Heather says:

    When I heard that you passed away today, I was shocked and saddened. You brought joy to the lives of people you would never come to know, Mr. Griffith. May you rest in peace and laughter!

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