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After Brandon Tartikoff saw him in Fatal Vision (1984), he called Dean Hargrove and Fred Silverman to suggest hiring Griffith for the lead role in Matlock (1986), which was his comeback to television after 18 years.
[When asked in 2007 what was his favorite [The Andy Griffith Show (1960)] episode]: The second episode that we shot I knew Don should be funny and I should play straight for him. That opened up the whole series because I could play straight for ...
Frequently wore gray suits or blazers on Matlock (1986).
Andy Samuel Griffith
Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA
Manteo, North Carolina, USA
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