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Jim Nabors

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Biography

Nabors in April 2010

Source: Wikipedia

James Thurston "Jim" Nabors (born June 12, 1930) is an American actor and singer. Born and raised in Sylacauga, Alabama, Nabors moved to southern California because of his asthma. While working at a Santa Monica nightclub, The Horn, he was discovered by Andy Griffith and later joined The Andy Griffith Show, playing Gomer Pyle. The character proved popular, and Nabors was given his own spin-off show, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C..

Fact file

  • Born: James Thurston Nabors June 12, 1930 (age 85) Sylacauga, Alabama, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Alma mater: University of Alabama
  • Occupation: Actor, singer
  • Years active: 1954–present
  • Known for: Portraying Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
  • Spouse(s): Stan Cadwallader (m. 2013)
  • Website: jimnabors.com

Read more about Jim Nabors at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Burt Reynolds married his girlfriend of about six years, the actress Loni Anderson, in a quiet, 20-minute ceremony that belied the five media helicopters circling above his Florida ranch and the throng of reporters outside. Ann-Margret and Jim Nabors were among the 65 guests in attendance. The...

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Variety, 2018-08-29 19:56:05
Alabama born actor and entertainer Jim Nabors, for better and probably worse best known as the kind-hearted if irritatingly dimwitted Gomer Pyle on the 1960s sitcoms “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Gomer Pyle: USMC,” passed in late 2017 at 87 years old so it’s not too much of a surprise ...

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Variety, 2018-01-22 02:43:08
Rose Marie, Bill Paxton, Jim Nabors, and Don Rickles were among the famous film and TV personalities who were honored in the In Memoriam segment of Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. The memorial segment, broadcast from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, honored many of the notable actors and actresses ...

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