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Andy Griffith

What do you know about Andy Griffith
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Andy Griffith1. Andrew Samuel Griffith (born June 1, 1926) is an American actor, producer, writer, director and southern gospel singer.
Where was he born?

  • Mount Pilot, North Carolina
  • Mount Airy, North Carolina
  • Morgantown, West Virginia

2. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a bachelor's degree in music in 1949. While at UNC, he was president of the UNC Men's Glee Club and was a member of the Alpha Rho Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, America's oldest fraternity for men in music.
After graduation what did he teach at Goldsboro High School, Goldsboro, North Carolina?

  • English
  • History
  • Music

3. By 1955, he was on Broadway, starring in No Time for Sergeants, a play about a country boy in the Air Force.

  • True or False?

4. Face in the Crowd (1957) is an epic motion picture starring Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, and Walter Matthau, and directed by Elia Kazan. The screenplay was written by Budd Schulberg, based on his own short story "Your Arkansas Traveler".  The story centers on a "country" comedian, a common thug (Griffith, in a role starkly different from the amiable "Sheriff Andy Taylor" persona), who is discovered by the producer (Neal) of a small-market radio program in Piggott, Arkansas.
What is Griffith's character's name?

  • Ben "Be Kind" Matlock
  • Larry "Lonesome" Rhodes
  • Barney "Bandit" Fife

5. The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom first televised by CBS between October 3, 1960.
How many season did the show air?

  • 6 seasons
  • 8 seasons
  • 10 seasons

6. Don Knotts was frequently lauded and won multiple Emmy awards for his comedic performances, Griffith was never nominated for an Emmy during the show's run.

  • True or False?

7. In 1970, what was the TV series Andy starred in?

  • The Headmaster
  • The New Andy Griffith Show
  • Salvage 1

8. Starting in September 23, 1986, Andy stars in a legal drama series for 9 years.
What is the series?

  • A Team
  • The New Perry Mason
  • Matlock

9. In 1983 won further acclaim for his role as a homicidal villain in the TV film.
What was the movie?

  • Murder In Coweta County
  • The Ashland Murders
  • Back Hone

10. Griffith's relationship with comedian Don Knotts began in 1955, when they both co-starred together in the Broadway play What it Was, Was Football.

  • True or False
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Andy Griffith
[Answers]

  1. Mount Airy, North Carolina
  2. English
  3. True
  4. Larry "Lonesome" Rhodes
  5. 8 seasons
  6. True
  7. The Headmaster
  8. Matlock
  9. Murder In Coweta County
  10. False. The play was No Time for Sergeants
 
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