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George Lindsey (1928–2012)


George Lindsey graduated from the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama. He has been promoting the George Lindsey Film Festival there since 1998. See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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Known For

The Andy Griffith Show
(1964-1968)
Mayberry R.F.D.
Mayberry R.F.D. Goober Pyle
(1968-1971)
Robin Hood
Robin Hood Trigger - A Vulture
(1973)
The AristoCats
The AristoCats Lafayette
(1970)

Filmography

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 2006 When I Find the Ocean
Ed Barker
 1991 Nashville Now (TV Series)
Goober Pyle / Himself
- Mayberry Reunion (1991) ... Goober Pyle / Himself
 1986 Return to Mayberry (TV Movie)
Goober Pyle
 1984 Cannonball Run II
Uncle Cal
 1983 The American Snitch
Zeke
 1982 Herbie, the Love Bug (TV Series)
Wally
- Calling Doctor Herbie (1982) ... Wally
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Wayne Cato
- Bright Flashes (1982) ... Wayne Cato
 1981 Take This Job and Shove It
Man at Gas Station
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Norris Scoggins
- The Chateau/White Lightning (1981) ... Norris Scoggins
 1979 The New Misadventures of Ichabod Crane (TV Movie)
Wolf (voice)
 1978 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Capt. Roy Dupree
- Temporary Duty (1978) ... Capt. Roy Dupree
 1977 The Rescuers
Rabbit (voice)
 1976 Treasure of Matecumbe
Coahoma Sheriff
 1976 Movin' On (TV Series)
Twiller
- Sing It Again, Sonny (1976) ... Twiller
 1970-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Dudley (segment "Love and the Eat's Cafe") / (segment "Love and the Anxious Mama") / (segment "Love and the Duel") / ...
- Love and the Anxious Mama/Love and the Boomerang/Love and the Private Eye (1972) ... (segment "Love and the Anxious Mama")
- Love and the Duel/Love and the Note/Love and the Young Unmarrieds (1971) ... (segment "Love and the Duel")
- Love and the Nervous Executive/Love and the Hitchhiker/Love and the Great Catch (1970) ... Harry Brinks (segment "Love and the Great Catch")
 1971-1973 Hee Haw (TV Series)
Goober
- Episode #5.3 (1973) ... Goober (uncredited)
- Episode #3.22 (1972) ... Goober (uncredited)
- Episode #3.18 (1972) ... Goober (uncredited)
- Episode #3.16 (1972) ... Goober (uncredited)
- Episode #3.15 (1972) ... Goober (uncredited)
 1973 Charley and the Angel
Pete, Handyman
 1973 Banacek (TV Series)
Lt. Bradshaw
- Ten Thousand Dollars a Page (1973) ... Lt. Bradshaw
 1972 Snowball Express
Double L. Dingman
 1963-1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Charlie Clavin / Pinto Watson / Skeeter / ...
- Blind Man's Buff (1972) ... Charlie Clavin
- Mad Dog (1967) ... Pinto Watson
- Which Dr. (1966) ... Skeeter
- Two Tall Men (1965) ... Billy Yeager
- Hung High (1964) ... Bud Evans
 1968-1971 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Goober Pyle
- Emmett's Invention (1971) ... Goober Pyle (credit only)
- The City Planner (1971) ... Goober Pyle (credit only)
 1970 The AristoCats
Lafayette (voice)
 1969 Blondie (TV Series)
Chester
- Pick on Someone Your Own Size (1969) ... Chester
 1965-1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Goober Pyle
- Gomer Goes Home (1968) ... Goober Pyle (uncredited)
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Black
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Collins
- Submarine Sunk Here (1964) ... Collins
 1964 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Harry
- Joey and Larry Split (1964) ... Harry
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
D.D. Martin / Sam Kirby / Juke Marmer
- Bed of Roses (1964) ... Sam Kirby
- The Jar (1964) ... Juke Marmer
 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Wigeon
- Ken-Tuck-E (1964) ... Wigeon
 1964 The Tycoon (TV Series)
Tom Keane
- The Shotgun Meyer (1964) ... Tom Keane
- Horatio Alger Again (1964) ... Tom Keane
 1964 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Shanssey
- The Quiet and the Fury (1964) ... Shanssey
 1964 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Deputy Pierce
- I am the Night - Color Me Black (1964) ... Deputy Pierce
 1964 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Hermie Chadron
- Bristle Face: Part 2 (1964) ... Hermie Chadron
- Bristle Face: Part 1 (1964) ... Hermie Chadron
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
- The Guardian (1964)
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Hampton
- The Hunley (1963) ... Hampton
 1963 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Monk Sands
- The McCoy Sound (1963) ... Monk Sands
 1963 The Rifleman (TV Series)
The Dove
- Requiem at Mission Springs (1963) ... The Dove
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Alternate Names:

George 'Goober' Lindsey

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Although Lindsey has pretty much made a career out of playing variations of his most famous character, Goober from the 'Andy Griffith Show (1963)' -- a genial, good-hearted but somewhat slow-witted hick--Lindsey has a Bachelors Degree in Bioscience from the University of North Alabama and was a science teacher before deciding to become an actor. See more »

Nickname:

Goober

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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