He passed away Tuesday morning at his home in Dare County, N.C.
Griffith, whose credits include The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock, died Tuesday morning about 7 a.m. at his home in Dare County, N.C., according to the station.
Griffith, a fixture on the Ed Sullivan show in the 1950s, portrayed the sheriff on his eponymous series from 1960 to 1968.
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