Andy Griffith News & Bio
Andy Griffith found himself at UNC
|Hometown:||Mount Airy, NC|
|High School:||Mount Airy|
|Born:||June 1, 1926|
|Died:||July 3, 2012|
Though he entered UNC in the hopes of becoming a Moravian pastor, Andy Griffith soon discovered his true passion: the stage. As part of the...Wed Mar 24, 2021
Andy Griffith’s Comedy Monologue On Football - Released On November 14, 1953 - Is Still Hilarious
Andy Griffith was a mainstay on television for decades. Before he had his own television show, he performed monologues. Griffith was so talented that his...Sat Nov 14, 2020
Six Degrees of Andy Griffith
The Andy Griffith Show first aired on CBS on October 3, 1960. When the final half-hour episode — number 249 — ran eight years later,...
Sat Oct 3, 2020
What It Was, Was Football
Before the gospel albums, before that famous whistled theme song, there was a comedy record. In 1953, just down the road from his UNC alma...
Sat Sep 12, 2020
Carolina Insider Podcast: Former UNC AD Dick Baddour, ACC Network launches, and More
Former UNC AD Dick Baddour joins Jones Angell and Adam Lucas to receive his Poddy for "Best Interview" in 2017, tell the story of when...
Fri Aug 23, 2019