Jim Nabors (b. 1930) is an actor best known for playing Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show (from 1962 to 1964), and its spin-off, Gomer Pyle, USMC (1964 to 1969). He hosted his own TV variety show from 1969 to 1971. Nabors is also a singer with operatic training.
Nabors survived a liver transplant in 1994. He is now retired and living in Hawaii.
From 1971 to 2014, Nabors was best-known for sing "Back Home Again in Indiana" during the pre-race ceremony of the Indianapolis 500.