As Gomer Pyle, Jim Nabors Was A Hayseed With A Heart Of Gold
On the TV show Gomer Pyle, USMC, Private First Class Gomer Pyle was portrayed by the talented Jim Nabors. His character was nothing more than a regular guy who hailed from Mayberry, North Carolina. He was a good-natured, down-home country boy with little education, working with his cousin, Goober, at a filling station. American audiences were first introduced to the lovable Gomer Pyle through the The Andy Griffith Show.