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Jim Nabors
Jim Nabors
Date of Birth
June 12, 1930
Date of Death
November 30, 2017
Birth name
James Thurston Nabors
Sylacauga, Alabama, USA
Cause of Death
immune system deficiencies
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Jim Nabors (June 12, 1930 – November 30, 2017) born "James Thurston Nabors" played Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show, Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. and the TV movie Return to Mayberry.


His film appearances include Take Her She's Mine, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Stroker Ace and Cannonball Run II (with Don Knotts and George Lindsey). In 1970, he was nominated for a Golden Globe for "The Jim Nabors Hour" and was nominated for an Emmy in 1978 for "The Jim Nabors Show". He also made notable appearances on "The Carol Burnett Show" and "The Muppet Show". He appeared in the TV reunion specials Andy Griffith Show Reunion, E! True Hollywood Story: Andy of Mayberry, Inside TV Land: The Andy Griffith Show and The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry. He was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2013, Jim came out to the media, announcing he and his partner of 38 years married. Nabors died on November 30, 2017, aged 87.


The Andy Griffith Show[]

Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C.[]

See Category:Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. Episodes