January 30, 2013
Jim Nabors, the actor best known for playing Gomer Pyle on TV in the 1960s, has married his longtime male partner.
Nabors, 82, and Stan Cadwallader, 64, traveled from their Honolulu home to Seattle to be married Jan. 15. Access the Full Story
September 30, 2012
Andy Griffith led by example on the set of his television show, teaching a 6-year-old boy that true leadership requires not only confidence and hard work but also humility, Academy Award-winning film director Ron Howard said in recorded remarks Sunday.
Howard’s remarks were to be played during a Griffith tribute at the 23rd annual Mayberry Days celebration in Mount Airy. It’s the first Mayberry Days held since Griffith, a native of Mount Airy, died July 3 at the age of 86 at his home in Manteo. The three-day event typically attracts 25,000 to 30,000 people. Access the Full Story
September 24, 2012
NEW YORK, N.Y.
What did we learn from Sunday’s Emmycast?Access the Full Story
August 17, 2012
LOS ANGELES, Calif.
“Arrested Development” fans, rejoice!
Ron Howard, executive producer/narrator of the fan-favorite TV comedy, will make his return to acting (after a lengthy award-winning break as a director/producer) in the show’s upcoming fourth season.Access the Full Story
July 05, 2012
The death certificate for Andy Griffith says the actor’s death earlier this week was caused by a heart attack.
The certificate says the 86-year-old had suffered the attack 24 hours before he died at 7 a.m. Tuesday. It also says he had suffered for years from other illnesses, including coronary artery disease, hypertension and hyperlipidemia, which can be a form of high cholesterol or high triglycerides. Access the Full Story
July 03, 2012
Andy Griffith, who made homespun Southern wisdom his trademark as the wise sheriff in “The Andy Griffith Show” and the rumpled defense lawyer in “Matlock,” died Tuesday. He was 86.
Griffith died about 7 a.m. at his coastal home, Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said in a statement. Access the Full Story