A list of every guest star on The Andy Griffith Show with pictures. All celebrity guest appearances. Guest performers most often play special guest roles, but sometimes they even play themselves. Unlike a "cameo appearance" in which a star may only appear on screen for a few seconds, and may not even have lines, guest roles typically have substantial screen time with story arches that can spread throughout multiple episodes.Who were the guest stars on the Andy Griffith Show? This list will provide a comprehensive guide to who appeared on the show, and it includes some famous faces on this iconic TV show.