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Jim Nabors, known for his role as Gomer Pyle, dead at 87

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Jim Nabors, the actor known for his role as Gomer Pyle in the “Andy Griffith Show,” has died, according to multiple reports. He was 87.

Steve Uyehara of Hawaii News Now confirmed Nabors’ death Thursday afternoon. WTHR’s Dave Calabro also confirmed the actor’s death.

Nabors, who recently lived in Hawaii, was born and raised in Sylacauga, Alabama. He was discovered by Andy Griffith while working at a nightclub in Santa Monica and appeared on “The Andy Griffith Show” from 1962 to 1964.

Nabors’ character of Gomer Pyle was a Marine from Mayberry, North Carolina stationed at Camp Henderson near Los Angeles in the 1960s.


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I wonder if he'll be buried next to Rock Hudson.

Never mind, I just found it, he married Stan Cadwallader

Edited by RhetoricalRebel

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1 hour ago, Cinders77 said:

I remember him dying back in the early 90's of liver cancer.  Wonder what he died from this time?

A Mandela for you?

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