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Russell Johnson

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Birth Name: Russell David Johnson

Birth Place: Ashley, Pennsylvania, United States

Birthday: November 10, 1924, Scorpio

Profession: Actor

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Gilligan's Island Star Russell Johnson Dies at 89

Russell Johnson, who played The Professor on Gilligan's Island, died Thursday at his home in Washing…

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Mon Mar 30 11:00am
Gilligan's IslandGilligan's Mother-in-Law(Season 2, Episode 1) TVLAND

A native maiden sets her sights on Gilligan. Her mom is played by Henny Backus, whose husband Jim portrays Thurston Howell III. Daughter: Mary Foran. Father: Russ Grieve. Warrior: Eddie Little Sky. Gilligan: Bob Denver. Skipper: Alan Hale. Mrs. Howell: Nat (more…)

Mon Mar 30 11:30am
Gilligan's IslandBeauty Is as Beauty Does(Season 2, Episode 2) TVLAND

In a beauty contest, the Skipper favors Ginger; Mr. Howell, his wife; and the Professor, Mary Ann. The deciding vote is Gilligan's, but he's sure to hurt someone's feelings. Gilligan: Bob Denver. Skipper: Alan Hale. Howell: Jim Backus. Mrs. Howell: Natalie (more…)

Mon Mar 30 12:00pm
Gilligan's IslandThe Little Dictator(Season 2, Episode 3) TVLAND

Nehemiah Persoff plays an exiled dictator ruling the castaways in an episode that series creator Sherwood Schwartz calls his favorite. The story's fleshed out with an imaginative dream sequence and typical “Gilligan” shtick, but according to Schwartz (more…)