Andy and Ernie

TV icons who shone in films--nobody called them Griffith and Borgnine

Generations of TV fans know them as Andy Taylor, sheriff of Mayberry, N.C., and Quinton McHale, commander of PT 73. Andy Griffith, who died July 3 at 86 at his home in Roanoke, N.C., and Ernest Borgnine, who died July 8 at 95 in Los Angeles, created TV personas that will rerun forever in a million fans' memories. On The Andy Griffith Show, which ran from 1960 to '68, the star provided a rural sedative for the urban chaos of 20th century America's most tumultuous decade. McHale's Navy (1962 to '66), turned Borgnine, an Oscar-winning dramatic actor, into a TV star...

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