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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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Tue Feb 16 9:00am
Gilligan's IslandSecret of Gilligan's Island(Season 3, Episode 25) TVLAND

A hieroglyphic tablet that may reveal an escape route prompts a dream sequence in which the castaways are cave people who made the tablet. Gilligan: Bob Denver. Skipper: Alan Hale. Howell: Jim Backus. The Professor: Russell Johnson. Ginger: Tina Louise. Ma (more…)

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Tue Feb 16 9:36am
Gilligan's IslandSlave Girl(Season 3, Episode 26) TVLAND

A drowning, comely native is saved by Gilligan, who, as her tribe dictates, becomes her master. Then her boyfriend shows up. Kalani: Midori. Gilligan: Bob Denver. Skipper: Alan Hale. Howell: Jim Backus. Mrs. Howell: Natalie Schafer. Ugundi: Michael Forest (more…)

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Wed Feb 17 9:00am
Gilligan's IslandIt's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Gilligan(Season 3, Episode 27) TVLAND

A jet-powered flight pack plays the key role in the castaways' plan to send an aerial SOS---with Gilligan as the soaring signaler. Former L.A. Laker Walt Hazzard plays a Navy lieutenant, and longtime Laker broadcaster Chick Hearn, an announcer. Gilligan: B (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