Andy Griffith — American Actor born on June 01, 1926, died on July 03, 2012

Andy Samuel Griffith was an American actor, television producer, Southern gospel singer, and writer. He 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 before he became better known for his television roles, playing the lead character in the situation comedy, The Andy Griffith Show , and in the legal drama, Matlock ... (wikipedia)