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This May 1982 file photo shows George Lindsey in character. Lindsey, who spent nearly 30 years as the grinning Goober Pyle, died early Sunday, May 6, 2012. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)

George Lindsey dies at 83

Actor George Lindsey, who played bumbling Goober Pyle on the 1960s TV series "The Andy Griffith Show," died on Sunday. He was 83.