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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.

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