George Lindsey is 6' 0" in height.
According to Leonard Nimoy, George Lindsey was Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry's first choice to play Spock.
Unlike his slow-witted alter-ego, Lindsey has a B.S. in Bioscience from the University of North Alabama and was a science teacher before he became an actor.
In 1995 George Lindsey published his autobiography, entitled Goober in a Nutshell.
George Lindsey: It's not hard to tell we was poor - when you saw the toilet paper dryin' on the clothesline.