By Sally Garcia, EnStarz | Jul 03, 2012 10:21 AM EDT
Update: Andy Griffith has died.
Andy Griffith was rushed to the hospital early Tuesday, according to TMZ.
The 86-year-old television legend was taken to a North Carolina hospital after an emergency medical crew arrived at his house, according to the report.
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So far, there are no details of his illness.
Griffith is best known for his lead character in "The Andy Griffith Show" in the 60s.
He is also a Southern-gospel singer and won a Grammy Award in 1997 for his album "I Love to Tell the Story."
In 2005, U.S. President George W. Bush gave him the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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