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George Lindsey (George Smith Lindsey) was born on 17 December, 1928 in Fairfield, Alabama, USA, is an Actor, Soundtrack, Writer. Discover George Lindsey's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of George Lindsey networth?

Popular As George Smith Lindsey
Occupation actor,soundtrack,writer
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 17 December 1928
Birthday 17 December
Birthplace Fairfield, Alabama, USA
Date of death 6 May, 2012
Died Place Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Nationality USA

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George Lindsey Height, Weight & Measurements

At 84 years old, George Lindsey height is 6' (1.83 m) .

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Height 6' (1.83 m)
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Who Is George Lindsey's Wife?

His wife is Joy Herbert (1956 - 1991) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

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Wife Joy Herbert (1956 - 1991) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
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George Lindsey Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is George Lindsey worth at the age of 84 years old? George Lindsey’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from USA. We have estimated George Lindsey's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2022 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2022 Under Review
Net Worth in 2021 Pending
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Inducted into the University of North Alabama Athletic Hall of Fame in 2011. When Lindsey attended the school, it was called Florence State Teachers College.


TV Land's Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) marathon on November 17th, 2006, had comments by the actors. Leonard Nimoy's stunner was that Gene Roddenberry's first choice to play "Spock" was George Lindsey. He turned the part down and the rest is history.


George Lindsey graduated from the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama. He has been promoting the George Lindsey Film Festival there since 1998.


Inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1983 in the category Youth Benefactor.


(1968) and continued playing basically the same and other characters on Hee Haw (1969) for many years. Although he did not perform in a myriad of shows, he was always recognizable as Goober and did not have a shortage of work. Between "The Andy Griffith show" and "Hee Haw", this provided him with almost 25 years worth of work a busy schedule for anyone.


As Jim Nabors was tapped for his own show Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964), cousin "Goober" was introduced to become the new mechanic and running the "fillin station" on "The Andy Griffith Show". He fit in perfectly with his country wit, impersonations of Cary Grant, (Judy,Judy,Judy"), and playing the a dim-witted bulb often to the consternation of Sheriff Andy Taylor. He always wore his stocking type cap which always looked worn and dirty. Lindsay played this role also in Mayberry R. F. D.


Although Lindsey has pretty much made a career out of playing variations of his most famous character, Goober from the 'Andy Griffith Show (1963)' -- a genial, good-hearted but somewhat slow-witted hick--Lindsey has a Bachelors Degree in Bioscience from the University of North Alabama and was a science teacher before deciding to become an actor.


George Lindsey quickly became an icon on television in the 1960's playing the part of 'Goober Pyle" on the The Andy Griffith Show (1960). He replaced Jim Nabors who portrayed "Gomer Pyle" who ran the "fillin station" on "The Andy Griffith Show".


George frequented other country and western TV shows and movies including Gunsmoke (1955), Cannonball Run II (1984), Take This Job and Shove It (1981) and others.