Is Andy Griffith Still Alive? Know Andy Griffith Biography, Age, TV Shows, And Movies

Is Andy Griffith Still Living?

Griffith’s first major health condition occurred in April 1983, when he was diagnosed with Guillain–Barré syndrome and was paralysed from the knees down for seven months. On May 9, 2000, he had quadruple bypass surgery at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia.

Griffith died On July 3, 2012, at the tender age of 86, he suffered a heart attack at his beachfront residence in Manteo. Within five hours of his death he was buried on the island’s Griffith family cemetery.

Andy Griffith Biography

Andy Samuel Griffith was an American comedian and actor. He also produced television shows, sang southern gospel music, and wrote. His career in television and music spans seven decades. Griffith was nominated for two Tony Award roles and rose to prominence in Elia Kazan’s films A Face in the Crowd (1957), No Time for Sergeants (1958), but he is most well-known for his television roles as Andy Taylor in The Andy Griffith Show, and Ben Matlock in The Andy Griffith Show.

Specifications Details
Real Name Andy Samuel Griffith
As Andy Griffith
DOB June 1, 1926
Status Dead
Died On July 3, 2012
Age 86 (at time of death).
Profession Actor, comedian, producer, singer, writer, director

Andy Griffith Age

Griffith was the only child born to Carl Lee Griffith and Geneva Griffith. He was born June 1, 1926 in Mount Airy (North Carolina). At the time of his death, he was 86 years old. Griffith was raised by his relatives until his parents could buy a house.

Andy Griffith TV Shows

Below is a list of Andy Griffith TV Shows.

Year Title Role
1960 Make Room for Daddy Andy Taylor
1960–1968 Andy Griffith Show Sheriff Andy Taylor
1966–1968 Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. Andy Taylor
1968–1969 Mayberry R.F.D. Andy Taylor
1970 Headmaster Andy Thompson
1971 The New Andy Griffith Show Andy Sawyer
1972 The Mod Squad George Carter
1972 7A: The Strangers Artie Sawyer
1972 Hawaii Five-O Arnold Lovejoy
1973 Ask Alice Priest
1974 Pray for the Wildcats Sam Farragut
1974 Winter Kill Sheriff Sam McNeill
1974 Savages Horton Madec
1975 Adams of Eagle Lake Sheriff Sam Adams
1976 The Bionic Woman Jack Starkey
1976 Street killing Gus Brenner
1976 Six Characters on the Search for an Author The Father
1976 Frosty’s Winter Wonderland Narrator (voice)
1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors Esker Scott Anderson
1977 The Girl in an Empty Grave Chief Abel Marsh of the Police
1977 Deadly Game Chief Abel Marsh, Police
1978–1979 Centennial Professor Lewis Vernor
1979 Salvage 1 Harry Broderick
1979 From Here to Eternity General Barney Slater
1979 The Next Generations of Roots Commander Robert Munroe
1980 The Yeagers Carroll Yeager
1981 Texas Murders Ash Robinson
1982 Only for Lovers Vernon Bliss
1982 Fantasy Island Judge Roy Bean
1983 Coweta County Murder John Wallace
1983 The Demon Murder Case Guy Harris
1984 Fatal Vision Victor Worheide
1985 Innocence as a Crime Judge Julius Sullivan
1986 Diary of a Perfect Murder Ben Matlock
1986 Return to Mayberry Andy Taylor
1986 Under the Influence Noah Talbot
1986–1995 Matlock Ben Matlock / Charlie Matlock
1993 Andy Griffith Show Reunion Self
1994 The Gift of Love Phil Doucet
1995 Gramps Jack MacGruder
1997 Diagnosis of Murder Ben Matlock
1998 Scattering Dad Hiram
1999 A Holiday Romance Jake Peterson
2001 Dawson’s Creek Andrew Lanier
2003 Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry Self

Andy Griffith Movies

Below is a table listing the movies acted by Andy Griffith.

Title Released in the Year
A Face in the Crowd 1957
Sergeants have no time  1958
Onionhead  1958
The Second Time Around  1961
Angel in My Pocket  1969
Hearts of the West 1975
Rustlers Rhapsody  1985
Spy Hard  1996
Daddy and Them 2001
The Very First Noel  2006(voice)
Waitress  2007
Christmas Is Here Again – Santa Claus  2007(voice)
Play the Game – Grandpa Joe 2008

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