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Actress Who Played Thelma Lou Reminisces About Andy Griffith

Pat Gallagher | Posted 10.29.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Actress Betty Lynn is 87. It's hard to believe that 'Thelma Lou' was born on Aug. 29, 1926! Who woulda' thought? Even though it has been 48 years since The Andy Griffith Show actress appeared as a regular on TAGS playing the sweet, mild-mannered girlfriend of our favorite bumbling deputy Barney Fife, reruns keep 'Thelma Lou' young in our minds and in our hearts.

Andy Griffith: Gone But Not Forgotten

Posted 07.03.2013 | Celebrity

Iconic TV personality Andy Griffith died one year ago today (July 3). Griffith, who passed away at age 86, was best known for the characters Sheri...

What Outlives Granite

Meg Seitz | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Meg Seitz

Yes, the world is changing quickly. But, when you're rooted in the most solid foundation -- people and places -- that built this country, you've got growth potential. Because it lasts -- this granite, this community, this television show, this way or life.

Ron Howard Celebrates Andy Griffith

AP | MARTHA WAGGONER | Posted 12.01.2012 | Entertainment

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Andy Griffith led by example on the set of his television show, teaching a 6-year-old boy that true leadership requires not only conf...

Rance Howard At 83: 'I Never Play The Ron Howard Card'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 09.20.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

While working on 'Cool Hand Luke' with Paul Newman, I would say, 'Good morning, Mr. Newman.' He never acknowledged my greeting. I continued that for two or three days until finally he said to me, 'I don't fraternize.'

Rest in Peace, Cast of The Andy Griffith Show

Pat Gallagher | Posted 09.04.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

The passing of one of the greatest "down home" actors of all time -- Andy Griffith -- brings to mind that, sadly, many of the actors who lived in the fictional town of Mayberry are no longer with us.

Behind The Mayberry Legacy

AP | TED ANTHONY | Posted 07.05.2012 | TV

-- Close your eyes and picture it: small-town America. It has a little post office, of course. A general store, too, and a fishing hole. There's a b...

Celebrities Remember Andy Griffith

Posted 07.03.2012 | Celebrity

Andy Griffith, best known as Sheriff Andy Taylor on "The Andy Griffith Show," was as much an American television classic as Johnny Carson. With ne...

'The Lonesome Road': A Playlist for the Late Great Andy Griffith

David Wild | Posted 09.02.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

It is worth remembering today that Griffith's influence extended powerfully into the music. Imagine how many millions more were exposed to the timeless beauty of bluegrass music thanks to massive primetime exposure on The Andy Griffith Show.

'Andy Griffith Show' Marathon Headed To TV Land

Posted 09.02.2012 | TV

The beloved small screen icon Andy Griffith, who died at 86 on Tuesday, will be honored with multiple marathons of "The Andy Griffith Show" on TV Land...

10 Things We Learned From Andy Griffith

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.03.2012 | Comedy

Andy Griffith, star of "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Matlock," has passed away at the age of 86. In some ways, his passing marks the end of an era. ...

Andy Griffith's Greatest TV Moments

Posted 07.03.2012 | TV

Andy Griffith has left behind quite a TV legacy. The star of "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Matlock" passed away at the age of 86, but he'll be remembe...

LISTEN: Andy Griffith (1926-2012) Sings Gospel

Posted 07.03.2012 | Religion

Andy Griffith (1926-2012) died today at the age of 86. Most famous for his portrayal of Sheriff Andy Taylor on the Andy Griffith Show, the actor was a...

Andy Griffith Dead

Posted 07.04.2012 | Celebrity

Actor Andy Griffith died on Tuesday morning in Dare County, North Carolina, reports WITN.com. Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie confirmed to the w...

George Lindsey, TV's 'Goober Pyle,' Remembered At Funeral Service

AP | JOE EDWARDS | Posted 05.13.2012 | TV

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Actor George Lindsey was remembered Friday as the grinning Goober who made television viewers laugh for three decades on "The Andy...

Interview: Bryce Dallas Howard on Opie and Tennessee

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Howard, who broke through in M. Night Shymalan's The Village in 2004, talked about playing one of Tennessee Williams' resilient blossoms, and about having a famous father.

The Andy Griffith Threshold is Still Alive in America (video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

With a foot in old Hollywood, I'm always looking at the corners, streets, and buildings of Los Angeles but imagining how they appeared during Tinseltown's golden age. Rarely do I get lucky enough to find the past intact and accessible.