Surprise: Jim “Gomer Pyle” Nabors Marries Boyfriend

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(KTVI) – Actor Jim Nabors is known for his roles as the star of 1964-69’s Gomer Pyle, USMC and his work on the Andy Griffith Show. Surprise, Surprise, Surprise, the actor just married his male partner of the past 38 years.

According to an exclusive phone interview with, “Hawaii News Now” Nabors said he is, “Not ashamed of people knowing; it’s just that it was such a personal thing, I didn’t tell anybody.”

The couple traveled to Washington State and had the ceremony officiated by a judge.

Nabors met his partner Stan Cadwallader in 1975. He then worked as a fireman in Honolulu.


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