|Andy Griffith and Ron Howard.|
Ron became successful as a teen actor, as a young adult actor, and as a director.
Ron was also the boy in "Music Man."
Famous Moravians: Andy Griffith, America’s favourite dad … and sheriff « Churchmouse Campanologist:
Reading about Andy Griffith’s demise at the age at the age of 86, millions of Americans must have felt as if part of them had died, too. I know I did.
Although many television fans around the world connect Griffith with his later incarnation as Matlock, for Baby Boomers and their parents, Sheriff Andy Taylor represented the best father and wisest sheriff in America!
Surprisingly, Griffith never won an Emmy for his role as Andy Taylor. However, he was such a great actor that many Americans were shocked to see his promotional advertisements for Barack Obama co-starring television son Opie, director Ron Howard.
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