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TV News: Legendary Actor Andy Griffith Dead at 86

Andy Griffith

CHICAGO – One of the most iconic and recognizable faces in the history of television has passed away as a friend of Andy Griffith’s is reporting that the star of “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Matlock” has passed at the age of 86. Close friend University of North Carolina President Bill Friday broke the news to WITN News in North Carolina, as reported by TMZ.

Interview: Director Marc Fienberg on How to ‘Play the Game’ With Andy Griffith

CHICAGO – When Marc Fienberg, first time director/writer of ‘Play the Game,’ was casting the role inspired by his grandfather, little did he know he soon would be working with the film and TV legend Andy Griffith.

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