'Gomer Pyle' Star Jim Nabors Dies At 87

Jim Nabors starred as Gomer Pyle on two television shows in the 1960s.

'Gomer Pyle' Star Jim Nabors Dies At 87
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Actor Jim Nabors has died at age 87.

Nabors was probably best known for his role as Gomer Pyle, who first appeared on "The Andy Griffith Show."

He eventually got his own spinoff sitcom called "Gomer Pyle: USMC," which aired from 1964 to 1969. 

Nabors later hosted his own variety show, "The Jim Nabors Hour."

Nabors was also a singer. He recorded more than two dozen albums over his career. 

Nabors is survived by his husband.