Actor Andy Griffith has died at 86 according to TMZ. The actor, famous for "The Andy Griffith Show" died at his home in North Carolina.

Griffith's death was confirmed by his longtime friend, UNC president Bill Friday.

The actor also starred in "Matlock" and had roles in other shows like "Dawson's Creek."

He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005 by George W. Bush.