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Beloved TV star Andy Griffith has died at age 86

7/3/2012

Actor Andy Griffith, the man who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, died Tuesday at the age of 86, his family said. He passed away after an unspecified illness and "has been laid to rest on his beloved Roanoake Island," the family said in a statement.

Griffith appeared in the 2008 video for Brad Paisley's "Waitin' on a Woman."

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