Andy Griffith - the iconic actor who starred in "The Andy Griffith Show" and decades later "Matlock" - has died, according to several reports.
He was 86.
Griffith's close friend, former UNC president Bill Friday, confirmed the news to North Carolina's WITN on Friday morning, noting that the famed actor died at his Dare County, N.C., home around 7 AM local time on Friday.
More details to come...
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