The death certificate for Andy Griffith says the actor’s death this week was caused by a heart attack.
The certificate says the 86-year-old had suffered the attack 24 hours before he died at 7 a.m. Tuesday. It also says he had suffered for years from other illnesses, including coronary artery disease, hypertension and hyperlipidemia, which can be a form of high cholesterol or high triglycerides.
Griffith’s death certificate was filed Thursday with the vital records office in Dare County, N.C. It says he’s buried in the Griffith Family Cemetery in Manteo.
Jerry Seinfeld is going back on the road.
The comedian announced Thursday that he’ll debut the Web series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” on July 19. The interview show will feature Seinfeld’s comedian friends as guests.
In a teaser video, Seinfeld is shown driving vintage cars with Larry David, Ricky Gervais, Michael Richards, Alec Baldwin and others.
The show is presented by Crackle, the digital network owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
•Matthew McConaughey and his wife aren’t just newlyweds, they’re also expecting.
McConaughey’s representative confirmed that his wife is pregnant with the couple’s third child. Both the actor and his bride tweeted the news on Wednesday.
“Happy birthday America, more good news, Camila and I are expecting our 3rd child,” the actor wrote, “God bless, just keep livin.”
The baby will join a son named Levi, who turns 4 this week, and 2-year-old daughter Vida.
McConaughey, 42, wed 29-year-old Brazilian-born Camila Alves last month in a ceremony at their Austin, Texas, home.
Camila McConaughey, as she is now known, is a handbag designer and model.
•Claire Danes has some busy months ahead: Not only is her hit TV series “Homeland” returning for its second season in September, but she’s pregnant as well.
Danes’ spokesperson, Jodi Gottlieb, confirms the actress is expecting her first child with her husband, actor Hugh Dancy.
The news was first reported on People.com.
Among celebrity birthdays today: Actress-singer Della Reese is 81. Actor Ned Beatty is 75. Singer Gene Chandler is 72. Actor Burt Ward is 67. Actor Fred Dryer is 66. Actor Sylvester Stallone is 66. Actor Geoffrey Rush is 61. Actor Grant Goodeve is 60. Singer Nanci Griffith is 59. Rapper Inspectah Deck is 42. Rapper 50 Cent is 37. Actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry are 34.