Posts Tagged ‘The Andy Griffith Show’

Andy Griffith Obituary

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

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Andy Griffith, folksy TV sheriff and comedian, dies at 86

 

  

Andy Griffith was beloved by TV viewers as the drawling star of the ’60s sitcom ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and later as a lawyer on ‘Matlock.’ To former costar Ron Howard he was ‘like a wonderful uncle.’

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
July 3, 2012

 

Andy Griffith, whose folksy portrayal of the wise and good-humored sheriff of Mayberry in the classic 1960s situation comedy”The Andy Griffith Show” made him one of television’s most beloved stars, has died. He was 86.

 

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George “Goober” Lindsey Obituary

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

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George Lindsey dies; ‘The Andy Griffith Show’s’ Goober Pyle

 

 

The character actor played Mayberry’s genial auto mechanic, the cousin of naive gas station attendant Gomer Pyle. He also was a regular on ‘Hee Haw.’

 

By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
May 7, 2012

 

George Lindsey, the Southern-born character actor who played dim hayseed Goober Pyle, the genial gas station auto mechanic on “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Mayberry R.F.D.,” died early Sunday morning. He was 83.

 

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