George Lindsey, who played the memorable character of Goober Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show, died early yesterday morning at the age of 83.
Lindsey, who later was a regular on the long-running country music comedy show Hee Haw, passed on at a healthcare center in Nashville, Tenn.
"George Lindsey was my friend," Andy Griffith said in a statement released on Sunday. "I had great respect for his talent and his human spirit.
Nashville, TN. — George Lindsey, who for more than 30 years played the iconic Goober Pyle on the”The Andy Griffith Show” and “Hee Haw,” has died after a brief illness at 83 Fox News is reporting. Lindsey was the beanie-wearing Goobe... Read Post
After suffering from an extended illness, George Lindsey died at the age of 83. The actor is best known for his work on classic TV shows including “The Andy Griffith Show," "Gunsmoke" and "Hee Haw,” where he played his famed role of... Read Post