Ron Howard has taken to Twitter to express his condolences over the passing of legendary TV actor, Andy Griffith. Howard got his break in show business starring in the hit TV series, The Andy Griffith show, alongside Mr. Griffith. Howard played Opie on the program, the late actor’s son.
“Andy Griffith, his pursuit of excellence and the joy he took in creating served generations and shaped my life. I’m forever grateful. RIP, Andy,” Howard writes.
Griffith was found dead inside of his North Carolina home on Tuesday morning at the age of 86.