Andy Griffith passed away Tuesday morning in his Dare County, North Carolina home, according to WITN News.
Close friend of Griffith, Bill Friday, told WITN News the actor died around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Griffith was best known for his role of Mayberry’s Sheriff Andy Taylor on “The Andy Griffith Show” for eight years from 1960 to 1968.
He also starred in and produced “Matlock.”
Watch the opening of “The Andy Griffith Show” below:
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