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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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