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George Lindsey

George LindseyBorn: 17-Dec-1928
Birthplace: Jasper, AL
Died: 6-May-2012
Location of death: Nashville, TN
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Jasper, AL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Goober

Military service: US Air Force

Comedic actor best known as the good-natured but dim-witted Goober Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and its successor, Mayberry RFD. Also spent two decades delivering one-liners as a similar character on the comedy-variety hour Hee Haw.

Father: George Ross Lindsey
Mother: Alice Smith Lindsey
Wife: Joyanne Herbert (two children)
Daughter: Camden Jo Lindsey Gardner
Son: George Lindsey, Jr.

    University: BS Bioscience, University of North Alabama (1952)

    Special Olympics

    TELEVISION
    Hee Haw Himself (1972-92)
    Mayberry R.F.D. Goober Pyle (1968-71)
    The Andy Griffith Show Goober Pyle (1964-68)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Return to Mayberry (13-Apr-1986)
    Cannonball Run II (29-Jun-1984)
    Take This Job and Shove It (24-Apr-1981) · Man at Gas Station
    The Rescuers (22-Jun-1977) [VOICE]
    Treasure of Matecumbe (1-Jul-1976)
    Robin Hood (8-Nov-1973) [VOICE]
    Charley and the Angel (23-Mar-1973)
    Snowball Express (22-Dec-1972)
    The Aristocats (11-Dec-1970) [VOICE]
    Ensign Pulver (31-Jul-1964) · Lindstrom


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