3 of 17: ** FILE * Andy Griffith is seen in this 1986 file photo provided by NBC. U.S. District Judge John Shabaz on Friday, May 4, 2007 dismissed a lawsuit brought by Andrew Samuel Griffith, who played Sheriff Andy Taylor on the popular 1960s TV series. A man who changed his name to Andy Griffith and ran for sheriff did not harm the actor who played Mayberry's folksy sheriff on the "Andy Griffith Show," a federal judge ruled. (AP Photo/NBC) (AP Photo/ Anonymous)

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