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Norris Goff (1906–1978)

Norris Goff was born on May 30, 1906 in Cove, Arkansas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Bashful Bachelor (1942), Lum and Abner Abroad (1956) and Partners in Time (1946). He was married to Martha Elizabeth Bullion. He died on June 7, 1978 in Palm Desert, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Bashful Bachelor Abner Peabody
Lum and Abner Abroad Abner Peabody
Partners in Time Abner Peabody
Dreaming Out Loud Abner Peabody


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 1965 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Mr. Doakes
- Opie's Job (1965) ... Mr. Doakes
 1965 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Grandpa Pyle
- Grandpa Pyle's Good Luck Charm (1965) ... Grandpa Pyle
 1956 Lum and Abner Abroad
Abner Peabody
 1946 Partners in Time
Abner Peabody
 1944 Goin' to Town
Abner Peabody
 1943 So This Is Washington
Abner Peabody (as Abner)
 1943 Two Weeks to Live
Abner Peabody (as Abner)
 1942 The Bashful Bachelor
Abner Peabody
 1940 Dreaming Out Loud
Abner Peabody
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 1942 The Bashful Bachelor (story)
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 1955 This Is Your Life (TV Series)
- Andy Devine (1955) ... Himself
 1954 Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Stars on Parade (Documentary short)
Himself - as Abner Peabody character
 1949 Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Happy Homes (Documentary short)
 1949 The Jack Benny Program (TV Special)
Abner Peabody
 1942 Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 5 (Documentary short)
Himself (uncredited)
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 2000 Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics (Video documentary) (as Abner)

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Like his character "Abner Peabody", Norris was a grocer, having worked in his father's store while growing up in Mena, Arkansas. See more »



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