American actor, television producer, Southern gospel singer, and writer (1926-2012)
Andy Samuel Griffith was an American actor, comedian, television producer, southern gospel singer, and writer whose career spanned seven decades in music and television. Known for his Southern drawl, his characters with a folksy-friendly personality, and his gruff but friendly voice, Griffith was a Tony Award nominee for two roles, and gained prominence in the starring role in director Elia Kazan's film A Face in the Crowd (1957) and No Time for Sergeants (1958) before he became better known for his television roles, playing the lead roles of Andy Taylor in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968) and Ben Matlock in the legal drama Matlock (1986–1995).Read more on
There are 27 more famous people who are born on the same day as Andy Griffith. We're showing the top 4 most popular below but you can see the rest here.
There are 2 more celebrities who are age 97 like Andy Griffith. We're showing the top 4 most popular below but you can see the rest here.