George Lindsey facts for kids
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Lindsey in 1973
December 17, 1928|
Fairfield, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||May 6, 2012
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"|
|Home town||Jasper, Alabama, U.S.|
|Television||The Andy Griffith Show
The Twilight Zone
(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.
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Lindsey as Goober in The Andy Griffith Show
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