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Producer Richard O. Linke Dies At 98

The TV producer passed away at his home in Hawaii on Wednesday (15Jun16), according to Variety.com. Linke began his career in New York at the Associated Press in the 1940s, before...

Andy Griffith's Widow Demolishing His Early Home

Beloved Tv star Andy Griffith's widow has won a permit to tear down the late actor's home in North Carolina.The Tv icon died of a heart attack last year (12), and now his wife is...

Ron Howard Honours Former Co-star Andy Griffith At Special Fan Convention

Director Ron Howard paid tribute to his late Tv dad Andy Griffith on Sunday (30Sep12) during a fan convention in the beloved star's hometown of Mount Airy, North Carolina.Howard was a child star when he...

Actor Andy Griffith Died Of A Heart Attack

Andy Griffith, the legendary actor, singer and comedian who passed away earlier this week, died of a heart attack, according to his death certificate which was obtained by the News and Record. Griffith suffered an...

Andy Griffith Died After Suffering Heart Attack

Beloved American TV and movie icon Andy Griffith died after suffering a heart attack, according to the actor's death certificate.Griffith passed away on Tuesday morning (03Jul12) almost 24 hours after he fell ill, according to...

Ron Howard Pens Moving Tribute To Andy Griffith

Actor and filmmaker Ron Howard has written a moving tribute to late U.S. funnyman Andy Griffith, praising the TV icon for teaching him the importance of laughter and of leading by example.The comedy legend died...

Gun-shy Cnn Delays Report Of Andy Griffith's Death

A week after CNN became the first network to report the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Obamacare -- but got it wrong -- it became the last to report the death of Andy Griffith. According...

Andy Griffith Gets Tribute From Kings Of Leon, Lady Antebellum

Andy Griffith, the iconic singer, actor and comedian, has been receiving tributes from the world of entertainment following his death on Tuesday (July 3, 2012). Though rising to stardom in the 1950s with hits like...

President Barack Obama Pays Tribute To Andy Griffith

U.S. President Barack Obama has offered his tribute to late actor Andy Griffith, who died on Tuesday morning (03Jul12).In a statement released hours after Griffith's passing, Obama revealed he and his wife Michelle were "saddened"...

Andy Griffith Buried Hours After Passing

American TV icon Andy Griffith has been laid to rest in North Carolina, just hours after his death.Reports suggest an ambulance was called to the star's home in Roanoke Island in the early hours of...

Ron Howard Leads Tributes To Late Co-star Andy Griffith

Director Ron Howard, actress Patty Duke and rocker Nathan Followill are leading the tributes to late U.S. TV legend Andy Griffith following his death on Tuesday (03Jul12).The iconic singer, actor and funnyman passed away at...

Raunch And Sex Rule At Weekend Box Office

Records of sorts were set at the box office last weekend. The Los Angeles Times discovered that for the first time in history two R-rated movies earned more than $21 million apiece. In fact, Ted...

Andy Griffith Dead At 86

Andy Griffith, the venerated star of two television classics, The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock , died at his home in Dare County, North Carolina this morning at age 86. Griffith's death was announced by...

Andy Griffith Dead At 86

U.S. TV legend Andy Griffith has died at the age of 86.The Grammy-winning singer, actor and funnyman passed away on Tuesday (03Jul12) at his home in North Carolina, according to his close friend Bill Friday....

Legendary Actor Andy Griffith Dies Aged 86

Legendary actor, director and Grammy Award-winning song writer Andy Griffith has passed away today aged 86. The star passed away quietly in his home in Dare County, with the news being passed onto Witn News...

Griffith Pitching U.s. Health Care Law

Veteran American actor ANDY GRIFFITH has returned to the small screen - he's pitching U.S. president BARACK OBAMA's health care law to seniors in a new TV advert.The former The Andy Griffith Show star appears...

Florida May Limit Filmmaker Tax Bonus To Andy Griffith-type Movies

Conservative lawmakers in Florida are pushing for a bill that would limit the films eligible for a new tax incentive bonus to those that support traditional family values. The bill's sponsor, Representative Stephen L. Precourt,...

Andy Griffith, Gomer Pyle Writer Producer Dead At 95

Veteran TV writer-producer Aaron Ruben, who turned out such hit series as The Andy Griffith Show, Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. , and Sanford and Son died Saturday in Beverly Hills, CA at age 95. Ruben cut...

Tv Theme Composer Hagen Dies At Age 88

Earle Hagen, who wrote theme music for television shows during an era when such themes defined the shows and could be hummed by their fans, died Monday in Rancho Mirage, CA at age 88. He...

Griffith Lends Political Support

American TV veteran ANDY GRIFFITH has returned to the small screen at the age of 81, to help a local political become North Carolina's Governor. The actor has shot a TV commercial endorsing the state's...

Classic Tv Reruns Coming To The Web

TVLand.com is planning to stream full-length episodes of some of the classic television series that it airs on cable, including The Andy Griffith Show, Leave It to Beaver, Gunsmoke, Hogan's Heroes, and The Beverly Hillbillies....

Andy Griffith Ailing

Beloved US TV star ANDY GRIFFITH is reportedly fighting for his life after breaking his hip in a fall. The 80-year-old actor had hip surgery on 5 September (06) and has been in hospital in...

Knotts Dies Aged 81

Veteran American comic actor DON KNOTTS died of pulmonary and respiratory complications on Friday (24FEB06). He was 81. Knotts, who won five Emmy awards for his turn as BARNEY FIFE on THE ANDY GRIFFITH...

Cosby Tops Dads Poll

BILL COSBY has been crowned America's top TV dad in a new poll. The comic, who played CLIFF HUXTABLE on THE COSBY SHOW from 1984 to 1992, has beaten dads from THE WALTONS, LITTLE...

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