American actor, television personality, writer, narrator, speaker
George Lindsey (December 17, 1928 – May 6, 2012) was an American actor. He is best known as "Goober Pyle" on The Andy Griffith Show, Mayberry R.F.D. He also was on Hee-Haw.
|Born||December 17, 1928|
Fairfield, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||May 6, 2012 (aged 83)|
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Resting place||Oak Hill Cemetery, Jasper, Alabama, U.S.|
|Education||Walker High School|
|Alma mater||University of North Alabama American Theatre Wing|
|Occupation||Actor Stand up comedian voice actor comedian|
|Known for||"Goober Pyle"|
|Television||The Andy Griffith Show|
The Twilight Zone
|Spouse(s)||Joyanne Herbert |
(m. 1955-1991; divorced)
George Lindsey, Jr.
George Smith Lindsey was born in Fairfield, Alabama on December 17, 1928.
The character he played on The Andy Griffith Show was the cousin of Gomer Pyle. Gomer was played by Jim Nabors. One funny thing Goober did on the show was the "Goober Dance". It was a bad Cary Grant impression.
Lindsey died on May 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee after a short illness. He was 83 years old. He is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in his hometown of Jasper, Alabama.
- ↑ Duke, Alan (2012-05-06). "'Goober Pyle' actor George Lindsey dies". CNN. Retrieved 2012-05-07.