“POWER! He loved it! He took it raw in big gulpfuls…he liked the taste, the way it mixed with the bourbon and the sin in his blood!” -tagline from A Face in the Crowd… RIP Andy Griffith!

Andy Griffith

Loved him as Sheriff Andy Taylor, but Andy Griffith was an awesome dramatic actor. If you’ve never seen the film “A Face in the Crowd” directed by Elia Kazan, co-starring Patricia Neal and Anthony Franciosa… well, you must.  Andy as a hayseed from the Ozarks named Lonesome Rhodes, who becomes a media sensation and ruthless king-maker!

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  1. He also played roles in several student operettas , including The Chimes of Normandy (1946), and Gilbert and Sullivan ‘s The Gondoliers (1945), The Mikado (1948) and H.M.S. Pinafore (1949).

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