Awards & Winners

Jim Nabors

Date of Birth 12-June-1930
Place of Birth Sylacauga
(Talladega County, Alabama, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as James Thurston Nabors, Nabors, Jim, Jim, James Thurston "Jim" Nabors
Profession Comedian, Actor, Singer, Businessperson
James Thurston "Jim" Nabors is an American actor and singer. Born and raised in Sylacauga, Alabama, Nabors moved to southern California because of his asthma. While working at a Santa Monica nightclub, The Horn, he was discovered by Andy Griffith and later joined The Andy Griffith Show, playing Gomer Pyle. The character proved popular, and Nabors was given his own spin-off show, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.. Though best known for his portrayal of Gomer Pyle, Nabors became a popular guest on variety shows in the 1960s and 1970s, which showcased his rich baritone voice. He subsequently recorded numerous albums and singles, most of them containing romantic ballads. Nabors is also well known for singing "Back Home Again in Indiana," prior to the start of the Indianapolis 500, held annually over the Memorial Day Weekend.

Awards by Jim Nabors

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jim Nabors.


TV Land Legend Award
Honored for : The Andy Griffith Show


Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor
Honored for : Stroker Ace

Nominations 1983 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor Stroker Ace


Nominations 1978 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host Or Hostess In A Talk, Service Or Variety Series The Jim Nabors Show


Nominations 1970 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy The Jim Nabors Hour