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Jim Nabors's Biography

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, a gas station attendant whom some described as dim-witted. Nabors himself has stated that the Gomer character was not so much dim-witted; he just wanted to see the good in people. The character proved popular, and Nabors was given his own spin-off show, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

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Actors Jim Nabors, Don Knotts, Andy Griffith and  Ron Howard are shown on one of the sets, at the sherriff's office and jail, of "The Andy Griffith Reunion Special"
Actors Jim Nabors, Don Knotts, Andy Griffith and Ron Howard are shown on one of the sets, at the sherriff's office and jail, of "The Andy Griffith Reunion Special"
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Jim Nabors News Stories

  • Les News, 061214

      News Source: Pink is the New Blog | 1 month ago
    These dogs are more fashionable than you are. [ Buzzfeed ] Bill Murray just likes to crash anything. [ PopSugar ] Is Amal the new Angelina ? [ LaineyGossip ] Zac Efron knows his target audience. [ Celebuzz ] Celebs on the move. [ Socialite Life ]
  • Deen set for digital network

      News Source: The Journal Gazette | 1 month ago
    TV series will be waiting FX Networks says Tracy Morgan's new series is waiting for him after he's well but that his recovery is all that matters now...People Deen set for digital network Chappelle Busfield Celebrity cook Paula Deen is going digital.
  • Today in History

      News Source: The Olympian | 1 month ago
    On June 12, 1939, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated in Cooperstown, New York. On this date: In 1776, Virginia's colonial legislature became the first to adopt a Bill of Rights. In 1898, Philippine nationalists declared

Jim Nabors Blogs

  • 2014 Indianapolis 500 Trivia Contest | Oilpressure

      Blog Source: oilpressure.wordpress.com | 3 months ago
    What was the first year for Jim Nabors to sing “Back Home Again in Indiana”? 21. How many times has Roger Penske won the Indianapolis 500 as a car owner? 22. What owner is second to Roger Penske in total victories at the Indianapolis ...
  • Mayoral Motorcade Caught On Cams Running Red Lights, ...

      Blog Source: theexpiredmeter.com | 3 months ago
    Jeff says: May 8, 2014 at 12:51 pm. B: My proposal for citizen's arrest was purely tongue in cheek. However, the video of Gomer (played to perfection by Jim Nabors) yelling “Citizen's Ah-rayst, Citizen's Ah-rayst” makes me LOL every time.
  • Fowler: Obama's first goal is to downgrade America | ...

      Blog Source: amarillo.com | 3 months ago
    If I wanted to be a movie star, I could never be a Rhett Butler (Clark Gable), but I could be a Gomer Pyle (Jim Nabors), and still become a movie actor even if I could not draw equal pay with Clark Gable. Government entitlements, such as food ...

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