1) Where was Andy Samuel Griffith born on
June 1, 1926?
2) He began college studying to
be a Moravian preacher, but he changed his major to music
and became a part of the school's Carolina Play Makers. He
attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(UNC) in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and graduated with a
bachelor of music degree in 1949.
Griffith taught Music and Drama for a few years at Goldsboro
High School in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Who was one of
4) Griffith's early career was as a
monologist, delivering long stories such as What it Was, Was
…, which is told from the point of view of a rural
backwoodsman trying to figure out what was going on in a
What was the sport?
5) Griffith starred in
Ira Levin's one-hour teleplay version of No Time for
Sergeants (March 1955) — a story about a country boy in the
United States Air Force — on The United States Steel Hour, a
television anthology series.
Who did he play?
6) In 1957, Griffith made his film début.
What was the film?
A Face in the Crowd
Angel in My
The Second Time Around
was the first episode of the Andy Griffith Show?
October 3, 1960
October 3, 1961
8) Matlock is an American television legal drama,
starring Andy Griffith in the title role of criminal defense
attorney Ben Matlock. The show, produced by Viacom
Productions (now CBS Television Studios), originally aired
from September 23, 1986 to May 8, 1992 on NBC; and from
November 5, 1992 until May 7, 1995 on ABC.
In a recurring
roll, what character did Don Knotts play?
Les "Ace" Calhoun
9) In 1983 won further acclaim for his
role as a homicidal villain in the TV film.
What was the
Murder In Coweta County
The Ashland Murders
10) Who was NOT married
to Andy Griffith?
Barbara Bray Edwards
11) On July 3, 2012, Griffith
died from a heart attack at his home in Dare County, North
Where is it located in North Carolina?
12) Where is Andy Griffith buried?
Family Estate, Roanoke Island, Dare County, North Carolina
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) , Los Angeles,
Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles,
Chestnut Ridge Primitive Baptist Cemetery,
Mount Airy, North Carolina