(CNN)Jim Nabors, a vocalist and star best understood for his function as Gomer Pyle on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has actually passed away, inning accordance with household pal and CNN affiliate KHNL-KGMB manufacturer Phil Arnone.
Nabors passed away in Honolulu early Thursday “after fighting health concerns for a long time,” Arnone informed KHNL-KGMB. Nabors’ hubby, Stan Cadwallader, was by his side, the station reports.
Nabors’ profession began in the early 1960s with numerous tv work. His breakout function was on “The Andy Griffith Show,” where he played dim-witted mechanic Gomer Pyle for 2 seasons.
His popular character was the center of a spinoff series,”Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.,”which ran for 5 seasons.
He likewise appeared in movies such as “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” und “Stroker Ace.”
As a vocalist, Nabors launched 28 albums, inning accordance with his main site.
Nabors was granted a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1991.
He is made it through by his hubby.