Nabors in April 2010
|Born||James Thurston Nabors
June 12, 1930
Sylacauga, Alabama, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Alabama|
|Known for||Portraying Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.|
|Spouse||Stan Cadwallader (m. 2013–present)|
James Thurston "Jim" Nabors (born June 12, 1930) is an American singer, television, and movie actor. He is best known for his role as Gomer Pyle on the TV programs The Andy Griffith Show and Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Nabors was the host of two programs. These were The Jim Nabors Hour and The Jim Nabors Show.
He has also guest starred in The Steve Allen Show, The Danny Kaye Show, The Muppet Show and The Carol Burnett Show. He has won a Golden Raspberry Award for his role as Lugs Harvey in the movie Stroker Ace.
Television works[change | edit source]
|1961||The Steve Allen Show||Himself|
|1963||The Danny Kaye Show||Himself|
|1962–1964||The Andy Griffith Show||Gomer Pyle||27 episodes|
|1964–1969||Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.||Gomer Pyle|
|1966||The Lucy Show||Pvt. Gomer Pyle||One-shot role|
|1969||The Jim Nabors Hour||Himself (host)||Was nominated for a Golden Globe (Actor In A Television Series – Musical Or Comedy)|
|1976||The Carol Burnett Show||Himself|
|The Lost Saucer||Fum|
|The Muppet Show||Himself||Episode number 1.06 originally aired September 27, in New York, and October 2, in L.A.|
|1978||The Jim Nabors Show||Himself (host)||Nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award (for Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety Series)|
|1986||Return to Mayberry||Gomer Pyle||Television movie|
|1982||The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas||Deputy Fred||movie debut|
|1983||Stroker Ace||Lugs Harvey||Won a Golden Raspberry Award for his role.|
|1984||Cannonball Run II||Pvt. Homer Lyle|
References[change | edit source]
- "Good Nabors Policy". Snopes.com. http://www.snopes.com/movies/actors/nabors.asp. Retrieved 11 October 2012.
- "Jim Nabors Awards". Allmovie. Macrovision Corporation. http://www.allmovie.com/cg/avg.dll?p=avg&sql=2:51668~T3. Retrieved December 27, 2008.
- "Muppet Central Guides – The Muppet Show: Jim Nabors". http://www.muppetcentral.com/guides/episodes/tms/season1/6_nabors.shtml. Retrieved October 15, 2009.
- "Daytime Emmy Awards: 1978". IMDB. http://www.imdb.com/Sections/Awards/Daytime_Emmy_Awards/1978. Retrieved December 30, 2008.
- Wilson, John (August 23, 2000). "1983 Raspberry Awards". Razzies.com. Golden Raspberry Awards. http://www.razzies.com/asp/content/XcNewsPlus.asp?cmd=view&articleid=23. Retrieved November 22, 2008.