Skip to comments.Report: America’s sheriff Andy Griffith dead at 86
Posted on 07/03/2012 7:57:52 AM PDT by Beave Meister
Actor Andy Griffith, who won the hearts of 1960s TV viewers with his role as gentle Sheriff Andy Taylor in The Andy Griffith Show, then returned as a 1980s country lawyer in Matlock, died Tuesday at 86, according to WITN-TV.
The news was reported to the North Carolina television station by Bill Friday, former president of the University of North Carolina and a Griffith friend.
Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie had confirmed to WITN earlier that am ambulance was sent to Griffith's home.
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there or 4 or 5 stories posted on Griffith’s death already
Thank goodness America’s REAL sheriff is still alive — Joe Arpaio.
Andy Griffith was my favorite show growing up. Too bad he went all liberal towards the end of his life. But he was still an American icon. May he rest in peace.
And he didn’t have any problem acting in that movie A Face in The Crowd portraying Hollywood’s favorite type demon a right wing lunatic
He was an Obamacare loving lib, but his show was great!
Turned 18 in June 1944....went to college instead of the military...pushed obama and obamacare...that is Andy Griffith...not Sheriff Taylor.
A great comedian and not so bad actor. Probably lived longer than he would have after Obamacare is in place. Gooooood cracker!
Andy Griffith was a cross dresser
Exactly - with a July 17 presser coming up - pray for his safety.
Andy Griffith was a cross dresser
Yeah, he was really pushing for Obama with little Ronnie in the last election. I’m sure his vote for the democrats will go on.
Rest in peace, Andy. Prayers for his family and loved ones.
Just damn! All the good comments R.E. HusseinCare are already taken!
I consider Joe Arpaio to be "America's Sheriff."
Are you going to elaborate or simply repeat yourself?
Andy and Opie’s Finest Role:
“Andy Taylor” died for me in 2008 when he and dOpey endorsed BO!
“Andy and Opies Finest Role:”
Actually, among a remarkably consistently excellent array of episodes, this is widely regarded by the cast, crew and fans as probably the finest. Particularly the legendary final scene.
Good show!!Bad politics...Go Sheriff Joe.....Americas real Sheriff!!!
Commentary on Andy’s last role a $700,000 commercial paid for by taxpayers selling Obamacare.
The best I can say of him, he was a dedicated leftist.
Andy’s last role without the commentary.
Many dedicated leftists are great actors.
They fool people into believing the character they portray and the person they are is the same,it is seldom true.
I loved him and the show so much for years! I have every show on DVD and have seen each one at least 5 times. Now, I’d have no problem peeing on his grave after his pro Obama commercial 4 years ago.
OH PEE, the sheriff died. They MAY BURY him.
He was a goood cracker - a GOOOOD cracker!
I’ve only ever known this man as a leftist so forgive me if I’m not mourning for him.
Musta been the cigarettes he smoked on the show.
Andy, Goober and Barney can all be together again.
“Dang, Barney. It don’t feel too good being 10-4’d right in the middle of a idea.”
My wife asked since he was so left wing why weren’t there any black people in Maybury?
America’s Sheriff? I don’t think so, Joe Arpaio is America’s Sheriff.
Rest in peace, Sheriff Taylor.
We need more government employees with this mindset:
(Sheriff Andy Taylor and the Fourth Amendment)
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