Andy Griffith Died At Age 86 – Tributes To The Star!
Published on July 4, 2012 by Andrew Sheldon ·
TV legend-star Andy Griffith died at his home in Dare County, North Carolina on Tuesday morning, July 3 about 7 A.M. at the age of 86.
The iconic actor starred in the classic television series ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and ‘Matlock’ and also had the lead character in the 1957 movie’ A Face in the Crow.’ The late star was buried on Roanoke Island, North Carolina where he resided.
After the Griffith’s death – some of the responses from friends, colleagues and celebrities on the tragic news:
Ron Howard: Andy Griffith his pursuit of excellence and the joy he took in creating served generations & shaped my life I’m forever grateful RIP Andy.
American Idol’s Scotty McCreery: RIP Andy Griffith. We lost a legend today that provided me and my family some great quality time around the tv filled with some good laughs.
Kings of Leon’s Nathan Followill: RIP Andy Griffith. One of my favorite tv actors of all time. I can hear him whistling the theme song all the way to the pearly gates.
Amy Grant: From Team Amy – Go Rest High on that Mountain, Andy Griffith.
Russell Simmons: ‘RIP’ Andy Griffith.
Bruce Campbell: Andy was awesome!
The Andy Griffith Show actor was honored with a star on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame” in 1960 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005. He is survived by third wife Cindi Knight.
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