Russell Johnson

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  • Birth Name: Russell David Johnson
  • Birth Place: Ashley, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Died: January 16, 2014
  • 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 Washington of kidney failure, ABC News reports. He was 89. Born in Pennsylvania, Johnson earned a Purple Heart and several other medals for hi… Read more

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11:40 — Three stranded castaways, Bob Denver (Gilligan), Dawn Wells (Mary Ann) and Russell Johnson (the Professor), take their turns in the video monitor. Zor (more…)
"Gilligan's Island" star Russell Johnson dead at 89
01:04 — Russell Johnson -- the actor best known for playing The Professor on Gilligan’s Island -- died at his home in Washington on Thursday morning. He was (more…)
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Sat May 27 9:00am
The Twilight ZoneExecution(Season 1, Episode 26) Syfy

An outlaw (Albert Salmi) with a noose around his neck is snatched away by a 20th-century time machine. “Gilligan's Island” “Professor” Russell Johnson plays the machine inventor. Johnson: Than Wyenn. Judge: Fay Roope. Written by Rod Serling.

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  • Birth Name: Russell David Johnson
  • Birth Place: Ashley, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Died: January 16, 2014
  • Profession: Actor