Andy Griffith Dies At 86

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Andy Griffith - the iconic actor who starred in "The Andy Griffith Show" and decades later "Matlock" - has died, according to several reports.

He was 86.

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Griffith's close friend, former UNC president Bill Friday, confirmed the news to North Carolina's WITN on Friday morning, noting that the famed actor died at his Dare County, N.C., home around 7 AM local time on Friday.

More details to come...

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