by NewsChannel 36 Staff
Posted on July 3, 2012 at 10:08 AM
Updated today at 10:17 AM
DARE COUNTY, N.C. -- Andy Griffith has died Tuesday at his home in North Carolina, according to reports.
Emergency medical crews responded to the Griffith's home in Dare County Tuesday morning.
Griffith, 86, was well known for his starring role on the television hit named after him, "The Andy Griffith Show," which first aired in 1960.