Andy Griffith Dies at 86
Legendary actor, Andy Griffith, died today at the age of 86. Griffith was made famous in his self-titled show "The Andy Griffith Show" and later "Matlock".
Griffith was rushed to a North Carolina hospital from his home Tuesday morning, according to a source close to the situation. The details surrounding his death were not immediately available.
"The Andy Griffith Show" was a staple of American television with its trademark whistling intro music from 1960 to 1968. Griffith returned to television in 1986 in the long-running series "Matlock"
Griffith was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George Bush.