After Gomer Pyle, Jim Nabors became a nut farmer in Hawaii and worked on a life-saving liver transplant

From the first appearance in The Andy Griffith Show for his spinoff series, Jim Nabors will always be paired with the rustic, lovable Gomer Pyle. Nabors played the character for several years, cementing his name in Hollywood history for several years as one of the biggest television shows across the board. In 1975, Sacramento Bee they say that Nabor took such a lovely supply of playing, yet innocent Gomer Pyle, wherever he went. Like so many famous actors, sometimes fans and viewers can't see beyond the TV screen and beyond their behavior in real life. "He was never a fool," Nabors said of his remarkable character. "But people didn't understand. They come up to me and say, 'Boy, you're a fool,'" because of this, and because Nabors always thought more…
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