Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou of ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ Passes at 95

Betty Lynn, the actress who played Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” died on Saturday at the age of 95.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lynn took on a number of roles in such pictures as “June Bride” (1948) and “Cheaper by the Dozen” (1950) before playing the girlfriend to the neurotic deputy Barney Fife, played by Don Knotts, on “The Andy Griffith Show” (1961).

During her career, Lynn took on roles in such shows as “Family Affair” and “My Three Sons” and showed up on episodes of “The Farmer’s Daughter,” “Mod Squad,” “Little House on the Prairie,” “Police Story,” and “Barnaby Jones.”

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