James Thurston "Jim" Nabors (born June 12, 1930) is an American actor and singer
Born and raised in Sylacauga, Alabama, Nabors moved to Southern California because of his asthma. While working at a Santa Monica nightclub, The Horn, he was discovered by Andy Griffith and later joined The Andy Griffith Show, playing Gomer Pyle. The character proved popular, and Nabors was given his own spin-off show, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C..Though best known for his portrayal of Gomer Pyle, Nabors became a popular guest on variety shows in the 1960s and 1970s (including two specials of his own in 1969 and 1974), which showcased his rich baritone voice. He subsequently recorded numerous albums and singles, most of them containing romantic ballads.Nabors is also well known for singing "Back Home Again in Indiana," prior to the start of the Indianapolis 500, held annually over the Memorial Day Weekend.This book is your ultimate resource for Jim Nabors. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more.In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Jim Nabors's Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Jim Nabors, Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame, Aloha Paradise, Back Home Again in Indiana, Cannonball Run II, Frank Sutton, George Lindsey, Gomer Pyle, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Hi Honey, I'm Home!, Indianapolis, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV series), Return to Mayberry, Rock Hudson, Ronnie Schell, Sylacauga, Alabama, The Andy Griffith Show, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (film), The Carol Burnett Show, The Jim Nabors Hour, The Leslie Uggams Show, The Lost Saucer, The Muppet Show 109…and more pages!Contains selected content from the highest rated entries, typeset, printed and shipped, combining the advantages of up-to-date and in-depth knowledge with the convenience of printed books. A portion of the proceeds of each book will be donated to the Wikimedia Foundation to support their mission.