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Russell Johnson, Gilligan’s Island Actor, Dies At Age 89

Russell Johnson, the actor who will always be remembered for his significant role as “The Professor” on Gilligan’s Island, has died at the age of 89. He died on Thursday, January 16th. The veteran actor had appeared in a handful of western and science fiction films before starring in the 1960s sitcom that made him famous. The news of his …

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Gilligan’s Island Star Russell Johnson Dies

Gilligan’s Island star Russell Johnson, known for his role as the ‘Professor’ on the 1960s sitcom, died Thursday at the age of 89. “He died at 5:21 a.m. of natural causes at home in Washington state,” his agent, Michael Eisenstadt said. He also noted that Johnson passed in the company of his wife and daughter. Gilligan’s Island ran from 1964 …

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Gilligan’s Island ‘Sets Sail’ for the Big Screen

Maybe the S.S. Minnow isn’t lost! After more than 30 years in the CBS vault, the hit TV show Gilligan’s Island is no longer ‘shipwrecked’, as its about to ‘set sail’ yet again – as a movie! The quirky 1960’s television show about seven castaways stranded on a tropical island is headed to the big screen. The film version of the …

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Gilligan’s Island Remake Coming To Big Screen

Gilligan’s Island was one of the most well known television shows in the 1960s, and now with the talks of a remake, people everywhere are wondering who will be cast for the parts. Caprice Crane, daughter of Tina Louise, who played Ginger, has some interesting suggestions on how to put a new spin on the show. What about making the …

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Josh Gad To Star In Film Adaptation Of Gilligan’s Island

Something that most people probably did not expect to ever see happen is now being set in motion. Gilligan’s Island is being adapted into a film, and will star Josh Gad in the revival of the classic television show that everyone adored during the 1960s. The original Gilligan’s Island aired from 1964-1967 on CBS, and featured the comedic story of …

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