TV icon Andy Griffith dies at 86

Television icon Andy Griffith has died at 86.The famous actor was best known for his self-titled show, starring himself, Don Knots and Ron Howard.Griffith went

THE BRONX - Television icon Andy Griffith has died at 86.

The famous actor was best known for his self-titled show, starring himself, Don Knots and Ron Howard.

Griffith went on to star in movies and the 80s drama "Matlock." He also won a Grammy for singing southern gospel.

Reports say Griffith passed away at his home in Manteo, N.C. this morning.

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