Now in two cases and in only two cases I know of.
The following 2 people and I believe just them have the same first name in TAGS as the same in real life.
Andy Griffith - Andy Taylor
Elinor (Ellie) Donahue - Ellie Walker
Now aren't those the only two or not?
Are there any more?
Why is that/this?
Doug Darling was played by Doug Dillard.
Rodney Darling...............Rodney Dillard.
Mitch Darling...................Mitch Jayne.
Dean Darling...................Dean Webb.
I was gonna use: Fred Goss (drycleaner) ............ Fred Sherman, but I do recollect that Goss' full name is listed as - H. Fred Goss.
Not sure what the "H" stands for.
Don't forget, Mary Grace played Mary Grace
Tom Jacobs - Tom
Jerry Van Dyke played the banjo player Jerry Miller
Sam Muggins played by Sam Edwards in "The Christmas Story"
Here is a list I came up with: Character, actor, B&W or Color, Episode Title
"Gentleman" Dan Caldwell Dan Tobin B&W "Andy and the Gentleman Crook"
Mary Mary Lansing B&W "Aunt Bee the Warden"
Eva Kryger makeup artist Eva Kryger Color "The Foster Lady"
Marc Saunders Marc London Color "The Foster Lady"
Sid Hickox Sid Hickox Color "The Foster Lady"
Burt the crewman Burt Taylor Color "The Foster Lady"
Jack Smith Jack Smith Color "Aunt Bee on TV"