BREAKING: Actor Andy Griffith has died, friend says
Andy Griffith died this morning in Dare County, North Carolina, according to former UNC President Bill Friday. Friday, a close friend of the actor, confirmed the news to WITN News.
(Photo: AP file, via msnbc.com)
Insanely sad to hear this; Andy was an icon. He made television worth watching for many.
UPDATE: CBS News is seeking independent confirmation of Griffith’s death, backing off this initial report.
UPDATE 2: The local sheriff’s department has confirmed the report. You’ll be missed, Andy.