Jim Nabors, 87, TV’s Gomer Pyle, Is Dead – nytimes

Jim Nabors, a comic actor who found fame in the role of the amiable bumpkin Gomer Pyle in two hit television shows of the 1960s while pursuing a second career as a popular singer with a booming baritone voice, died on Thursday at his home in Honolulu. He was 87.

via Jim Nabors, 87, TV’s Gomer Pyle, Is Dead – The New York Times