Famous as :Actor, singer
Birth Name :Andrew Samuel Griffith
Birth Date :June 01, 1926
Birth Place :Mount Airy, North Carolina
Claim to fame :As Sheriff Andy Taylor in TV Series "The Andy Griffith Show" (1960-1968)
2004Got nomination for Dove Award
category Country Album of the Year for "The Christmas Guest"
shared with Marty Stuart
1981Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for Murder in Texas (1981) (TV)
1999Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Southern Gospel, Country Gospel Or Bluegrass Gospel Album for "Just As I Am"
1997Won Grammy Award
category Best Southern Gospel, Country Gospel Or Bluegrass Gospel Album for "I Love To Tell The Story - 25 Timeless Hymns"
1959Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Comedy Performance - Spoken Word for "Hamlet"
People's Choice Awards, USA
1987Won People's Choice Award
category Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series for Matlock (1986)
Theatre World Awards
1956Won Theatre World Award
category Outstanding Debut Performers for "No Time For Sergeants"
1960Got nomination for Tony Award
category Best Actor (Musical) for "Destry Rides Again"
1956Got nomination for Tony Award
category Best Supporting of Featured Actor (Dramatic) for No Time for Sergeants (1958)
Walk of Fame
Won Star on the Walk of Fame
category Television (At 6420 Hollywood Blvd.)