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How did Andy Griffith die?
Griffith died after suffering a heart attack at his coastal North Carolina home on Roanoke Island. Oddly enough though, he was buried within only five hours of passing away. The Andy Griffith Show star was lowered into the ground in the Griffith family cemetery on the estate鈥檚 private property just hours after he passed.
What did Andy Griffith do before he became famous?
Andy Griffith had been a successful stand-up comedian as well as an actor before beginning the show, and he had fully expected to be the main funny character on it, and in the first few episodes even performed some of his stand-up routines, like his countrified versions of classic fairy tales.
Is John Knotts still with Andy Griffith?
Long after leaving The Andy Griffith Show, Knotts was finally reunited with his old friend (and former boss) Andy Griffith in the 1986 made-for-television film, Return to Mayberry. That film brought Knotts back to the world he had helped create on The Andy Griffith Show, and had him donning that familiar deputy鈥檚 badge as Barney Fife.
What does Bernard Fife mean on the andy griffith show?
In The Andy Griffith Show: Andy and Barney in the Big City (1962), when Andy and Barney sign into the hotel, Barney signs his name Bernard Fife M.D., which he says means Bernard Fife, Mayberry Deputy. Interesting?