Andy Griffith career, in pictures
KNOTTS HOWARD GRIFFITH
Cast members from ''The Andy Griffith Show'' are, from left: Don Knotts as Deputy Barney Fife, Ron Howard as Opie Taylor and Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor. Photo made available by Viacom.
Andy Griffith sits in front of a bronze statue of Andy and Opie from the ''Andy Griffith Show,'' in 2003 in Raleigh, N.C.
Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, shown in 1986.
Andy Griffith says he had to create a wild side for 1957's ''A Face in the Crowd.''
Andy Griffith poses with his 1935 Packard convertible.
Jim Nabors, left, Don Knotts, Andy Griffith and Ron Howard appear in ''The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry,'' in this undated publicity photo from CBS.
LEIGH GRIFFITH QUINLAN
Janet Leigh, left, and Andy Griffith were guest stars on ''Family Law'' on the CBS Television Network. Lynn (Kathleen Quinlan) defendsed the man played by Griffith after he helps his dying wife end her life.
Andy Griffith and Keri Russell share a scene in the critically acclaimed film ''Waitress.''
Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on ''The Andy Griffith Show,'' pauses at a statue of Andy and Opie Taylor in Mount Airy, N.C., in 2007.