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Andy Griffith said Matlock was the ''best role he ever had on TV''

Yep, even better than Sheriff Taylor. Do you agree?. More than 60 years after it premiered, The Andy Griffith Show still draws millions of viewers each week. It is, inarguably, one of the most beloved television shows of all time. Chalk that up to the irresistible characters — Barney, Opie, Aunt Bee, Gomer, Goober, and Sheriff Andy. They feel like family.
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Do You Remember Andy Griffith In This 1978 Ritz Cracker Commercial?

Andy Griffith is best known for his role in 'The Andy Griffith Show,' in which he acts as sheriff Andy Taylor of a sleepy, small town called Mayberry, North Carolina. While raising his son Opie and living with his housekeeper Aunt Bee, he keeps the peace in his small community. However, it turns out that Andy Griffith also starred in a series of endearing and old-timey Ritz Cracker commercials throughout the '70s.
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Burt Mustin: This 'Andy Griffith Show' Character Actor Began His Career in His 60s

Sometimes good character actors are just as memorable as the most prominent leading stars. That was certainly the case for Burt Mustin, who is recognizable for appearing in some of the most beloved sitcoms of all time. Whether you remember him from his days as Gus the Fireman on Leave It to Beaver or Jud Fletcher on The Andy Griffith Show, chances are you know Burt Mustin's face. One of the most interesting things about him though isn't his lengthy resume of TV shows he appeared on over the years. It's the fact that he didn't even appear in front of the camera until he was 67 years old.
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Erin O’Brien, Actress Known for ‘Onionhead’ With Andy Griffith, Dies at 87

Erin O’Brien has passed away. The actor and singer entertained audiences appearing alongside TV legend Andy Griffith in the 1958 film “Onionhead.”. According to the Hollywood Reporter, O’Brien’s sister Sheila confirmed her death. The actor reportedly passed away on May 20th at her Seattle home. O’Brien died of natural causes according to the outlet. O’Brien was 87-years-old.
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Early in his career, Andy Griffith was always billed as Deacon Andy Griffith

Everybody knows the name Andy Griffith. He's what you call a household name. Some might know him as Sheriff Andy or Matlock. Far fewer know him as "Deacon." Your memory has to reach back 70 years to know the North Carolina comedian by that monicker. But early in his career, Griffith was referred to in public as "Deacon Andy Griffith."
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Arlene Golonka | Actress known for ‘Andy Griffith,’ ‘Mayberry R.F.D.’

Actress Arlene Golonka, who appeared on “The Andy Griffith Show” ahead of an expanded role on the spinoff series “Mayberry R.F.D.,” has died at age 85. Ms. Golonka battled Alzheimer’s disease, her niece told Variety. The longtime actress died Monday in Los Angeles. “She lived and breathed being an artist....
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'Andy Griffith Show' and 'Mayberry R.F.D.' actress Arlene Golonka dead at 85

Actress Arlene Golonka, who appeared on “The Andy Griffith Show” ahead of an expanded role on the spinoff series “Mayberry R.F.D.,” has died at age 85. Golonka battled Alzheimer’s disease, her niece told Variety. The longtime actress died Monday in Los Angeles. “She lived and breathed being an artist, being...
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‘Andy Griffith,’ ‘Mayberry R.F.D.’ actress Golonka dies

Actress Arlene Golonka, who appeared on “The Andy Griffith Show” ahead of an expanded role on the spinoff series “Mayberry R.F.D.,” has died at age 85. Golonka battled Alzheimer’s disease, her niece told Variety. The longtime actress died Monday in Los Angeles. Golonka appeared in more than 100 film and...