Name: Andy Griffith
Birth Name: 
Andy Samuel Griffith
Birth Date: 
June 1, 1926
Birth Place: 
Mount Airy, North Carolina
Occupation: 
Actor, comedian, television producer, singer, writer
Relationship Status: 
Passed away on July 3, 2012
Celebrity Ranking # 1852
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Andy Griffith's Death Caused by a Heart Attack

Posted Friday July 6, 2012 11:23 AM GMT

Vital records for Andy Griffith have been filed just two days after he passed away confirming that the cause of death was a heart attack, according to the death certificate filed in Dare County, North Carolina on Thursday (July 6).

The legendary actor's death certificate shows that the 86-year-old had a heart attack 24 hours before he died at 7 a.m. Tuesday (July 3), and reveals that he has been buried in the Griffith Family Cemetery in Manteo.

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Hollywood Mourns the Death of Andy Griffith

Posted Tuesday July 3, 2012 6:45 PM GMT

News broke this morning that TV legend Andy Griffith died at the age of 86 in his North Carolina home.

He made his mark on the world playing Sheriff Andy Taylor on "The Andy Griffith Show" for eight years and continued on with the beloved character on "Mayberry R.F.D.".

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Andy Griffith Passes Away at Age 86

Posted Tuesday July 3, 2012 10:48 AM GMT

He brought laughter to households for countless years, so it comes with great sadness to report that Andy Griffith has passed away at age 86.

The legendary actor passed away at his Manteo, North Carolina home early Tuesday morning (July 3), according to WITN News.

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