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'The Andy Griffith Show' star Jim Nabors dies at 87

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 24: Jim Nabors waves to the crowd during the Indianapolis 500 parade on May 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 24: Jim Nabors waves to the crowd during the Indianapolis 500 parade on May 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Actor and singer Jim Nabors has passed away at the age of 87, according to reports.

Hawaii News Now reported Thursday that Nabors passed away Thursday morning.

Nabors is best known for playing Gomer Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show," and in his own spin-off show.

Nabors is also known for singing "Back Home Again Indiana," which he sang to start the Indianapolis 500.


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