Related Information for Andy Griffith Andy Griffith (born June1st 1926 - died July 3rd 2012) is best known for his starring roles in two very popular TV series, 'The Andy Griffith Show' (1960) and 'Matlock' (1986).Griffith sang as part of some of his acting roles, most notably in 'A Face In The Crowd' and on some episodes of 'The Andy Griffith Show'. Within recent years, he has recorded successful albums of classic Christian hymns... read more