George Lindsey

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George Lindsey in October 1973

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.

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.[1]

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