The actor and comedian George Lindsey, who played Goober on the Andy Griffith Show, Mayberry R.F.D. and Hee Haw over three decades, has died after a brief illness. He was 83. Lindsey won the role of Goober after being beaten out as Gomer Pyle by Jim Nabors, which prompted him to kick his TV when he saw the show's first episode and was furious about losing the part. "Not only that, but now I didn't have a TV to watch Ben Casey on," he said.
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
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