Often hosted game shows when he was a struggling actor. Lived with Michelle Triola from until her death in Van Dyke had become friendly with her before his marriage ended and in his autobiography he admits that the final cause of his divorce from his wife was when he gave Michelle Triola out of his own pocket the six-figure amount she had sued for unsuccessfully in her infamous "palimony" case against Lee Marvin. He enlisted to be a pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II, but initially did not make the cut because he did not meet the weight requirement, as he was underweight. He tried three times to enlist, before barely making the cut.
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Sign in. Andy Griffith is best known for his starring roles in two very popular television series, The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock He was featured in the Broadway play "No Time for Sergeants" for which he received a Tony nomination, and he later appeared in the film version. His film debut was in the provocative and prophetic A Face in the Crowd , in which Griffith gave a performance that has been described as stunning. On The Andy Griffith Show , Griffith portrayed a folksy small-town sheriff who shared simple heartfelt wisdom.
Ann Morgan Guilbert October 16, — June 14, , sometimes credited as Ann Guilbert , was an American television and film actress and comedian who portrayed a number of roles from the s on, most notably as Millie Helper in 61 episodes of the early s sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show ,  and later Yetta Rosenberg , Fran Fine 's doddering grandmother, in 56 episodes of the s sitcom The Nanny. Guilbert was born in Minneapolis , Minnesota , the daughter of Dr. Gerald Guilbert, a physician, and his wife, Cornelia. Guilbert was married to writer and producer George Eckstein from until their divorce in They had two children together, actress Hallie Todd and acting coach Nora Eckstein.