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Russell Johnson

Birth Name: Russell David Johnson

Birth Place: Ashley, Pennsylvania, United States

Birthday: November 10, 1924, Scorpio

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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"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…)
Sundance Film Festival gets under way
00:59 — Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival kicks off, plus fans remember late actor Russell Johnson. Suzanne Marques has those stories and more in today' (more…)
Attack Of The Crab Monsters - Official Trailer
01:57 — People are trapped on a shrinking island with intelligent, brain-eating giant crabs.
A Distant Trumpet - Official Trailer
00:30 — An Arizona cavalry outpost is disciplined by a new commander in anticipation of an Indian attack. Troy Donahue ("A Summer Place") and Suzanne Pleshett (more…)

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Gilligan's IslandGilligan's Personal Magnetism(Season 3, Episode 21) TVLAND

When lightning strikes, Gilligan turns into a magnet. When lightning strikes twice, Gilligan turns invisible, giving him a chance to tell the Skipper what he really thinks of him. Gilligan: Bob Denver. Skipper: Alan Hale. The Professor: Russell Johnson. Ho (more…)

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Thu Feb 11 9:30am
Gilligan's IslandSplashdown(Season 3, Episode 22) TVLAND

A downed, unmanned space capsule could be used as an escape vehicle. There's just one hitch: the craft's built for two. Gilligan: Bob Denver. Skipper: Alan Hale. Howell: Jim Backus. Mrs. Howell: Natalie Schafer. The Professor: Russell Johnson.

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Fri Feb 12 9:00am
Gilligan's IslandHigh Man on the Totem Pole(Season 3, Episode 23) TVLAND

A look-alike head of Gilligan's on a totem pole convinces him he's descended from headhunters, who later descend on the isle. Former L.A. Dodgers Jim Lefebvre and Al Ferrara portray two of the headhunters. Gilligan: Bob Denver. Skipper: Alan Hale. Howell: (more…)

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  • Birth Name: Russell David Johnson
  • Birth Place: Ashley, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Birthday: November 10, 1924, Scorpio
  • Died: January 16, 2014
  • Profession: Actor

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