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America's sheriff Andy Griffith dead at 86 - TODAY Entertainment
Andy Griffith: 1926-2012 Actor Andy Griffith, who won the hearts of 1960s TV viewers with his role as gentle Sheriff Andy Taylor in “The Andy Griffith Show,” then returned as a folksy 1980s lawyer in “Matlock,” died Tuesday at his home on Roanoke Island, N.C., at age 86.