Incredible Jim Nabors, Best-Known For His Great Role In The Iconic ‘Andy Griffith Show', Passed Away At 87

Date December 1, 2017 17:43

The world lost a great actor and singer Jim Nabors, who passed away on November 30th, 2017 at the age of 87. Nabors was best known for his role in the iconic series Andy Griffith Show. In memory of the prominent actor, we want to reveal his outstanding lifetime achievements.


Personal life and career

Jim Nabors was born in Alabama; he was the youngest of three children in the family. As a kid, Jim had a poor health, he suffered from asthma and never played sports at school. But from the early childhood, the boy showed his skills in music. He performed in a choir and played clarinet.

Nabors received a degree in Business Administration, but he always felt he belonged to acting on scene. He moved to New York, where found the job of a film cutter. Jim’s first success came to the actor after his appearance in The Steve Allen Show. His career breakthrough was after he got the role in the popular series The Andy Griffith Show.


At the age of 82, Nabors made the headlines when he married his partner, Stan Cadwallader. The couple moved to Hawaii and settled in a cute and cozy house there.

I'm very happy that I've had a partner of 38 years and I feel very blessed. And, what can I tell you, I'm just very happy.

‘The Andy Griffith Show’

The Andy Griffith Show is a popular comedy series of the 70s. It lasted for eight seasons, and that was a tremendous breakthrough for TV series at that time.

Jim Nabors played Gomer Pyle. Thanks to his great sense of humor, acting skills, and incredible voice, Jim’s character became the favorite of millions of the show’s fans.


The Andy Griffith Show is considered to be a masterpiece of TV series genre. First, it appeared on screen in black and white and only then in color. The show had the highest rating until its final season.


In memory of the prominent actor

Jim Nabors spent the last years of his life on Hawaii. During the last year, the actor suffered from the immune system disorder. In memory of this incredible actor, we offer you to watch the video compilation of the most iconic moments with Nabors from The Andy Griffith Show.

Jim Nabors was an outstanding actor whose great work helped him win people’s hearts around the world. Fans will always remember this amazing and talented person.

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