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Andy Griffith

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Andy Samuel Griffith (born June 1, 1926) is 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.


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Born:
Jun 1, 1926 In Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
46
First Appeared:
In the movie No Time for Sergeants 1955-03-15
Latest Project:
Movie Play the Game 2009-08-29
Known For
Poster of The Yeagers
Poster of From Here to Eternity
Poster of The New Andy Griffith Show
Poster of The Headmaster
Filmography
Movie Play the Game Grandpa Joe 2009-08-29
Movie Waitress Old Joe 2007-05-25
Movie Christmas Is Here Again Santa Claus 2007-10-20
Movie The Very First Noel Melchior 2006-11-03
Movie Facing the Past Himself 2005-01-01
Movie Daddy and Them O.T. Montgomery 2001-10-26
Series Dawson's Creek Mr. Brooks' Friend 1998-01-20
Movie Spy Hard General Rancor 1996-05-24
Movie Gramps Jack MacGruder 1995-05-20
Series Matlock Ben Matlock 1986-03-03
Movie Return to Mayberry Andy Taylor 1986-04-13
Movie Under the Influence Noah Talbot 1986-09-28
Movie Rustlers' Rhapsody Colonel Ticonderoga 1985-05-10
Series Fatal Vision Victor Worheide 1984-11-18
Movie Murder in Coweta County John Wallace 1983-02-15
Movie The Demon Murder Case Guy Harris 1983-03-06
Movie Murder in Texas Ash Robinson 1981-05-03
Series The Yeagers Carroll Yeager 1980-06-01
Movie Salvage Harry Broderick 1979-01-20
Series Salvage 1 Harry Broderick 1979-01-20
Series From Here to Eternity General Barney Slater 1979-02-14
Series Roots: The Next Generations Commander Robert Munroe 1979-02-18
Series Centennial Professor Lewis Vernor 1978-10-01
Movie Deadly Game Police Chief Abel Marsh 1977-12-01
Series Washington: Behind Closed Doors Esker Scott Anderson 1977-09-06
Movie The Girl in the Empty Grave Police Chief Abel Marsh 1977-09-20
Movie Six Characters in Search of An Author The Father 1976-10-14
Movie Street Killing Gus Brenner 1976-09-12
Movie Frosty's Winter Wonderland Narrator 1976-12-02
Series Adams of Eagle Lake Sheriff Sam Adams 1975-01-10
Movie Hearts of the West Howard Pike 1975-10-08
Movie Pray for the Wildcats Sam Farragut 1974-01-23
Movie Savages Horton Madec 1974-09-11
Movie Winter Kill Sheriff Sam McNeill 1974-04-15
Movie Go Ask Alice Priest 1973-01-24
Movie The Strangers In 7A Artie Sawyer 1972-11-24
Series The New Andy Griffith Show Andy Sawyer 1971-01-08
Series The Headmaster Andy Thompson 1970-09-18
Movie Angel in My Pocket Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead 1969-04-02
Movie Rowan & Martin At the Movies Himself 1968-01-01
Movie The Second Time Around Pat Collins 1961-12-22
Series The Andy Griffith Show Sheriff Andy Taylor 1960-10-03
Movie No Time for Sergeants Will Stockdale 1958-07-05
Movie Onionhead Alvin 'Al' Woods aka Onionhead 1958-10-25
Movie A Face in the Crowd Larry 'Lonesome' Rhodes 1957-10-17
Movie No Time for Sergeants Will Stockdale 1955-03-15