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Russell Johnson
Russell Johnson Black Saddle 1960.JPG
Russell Johnson at 35 in Black Saddle (1960)
Born
Russell David Johnson

(1924-11-10)November 10, 1924
Died January 16, 2014(2014-01-16) (aged 89)
Cause of death Renal failure
Occupation Actor
Years active 1950-1997
Known for Gilligan's Island as Professor Roy Hinkley
Spouse(s) Edith Cahoon
(m. 1943–1948, divorced)
Kay Levey
(m. 1949–1980, her death)
Constance Dane
(m. 1982–2014, his death)
Children David Johnson
Kim Johnson

Russell David Johnson (November 10, 1924 – January 16, 2014) was an American television and movie actor. He was best known as "The Professor" on the CBS television sitcom Gilligan's Island.

Johnson died at his home in Bainbridge Island, Washington on January 16, 2014. He died from kidney failure. He was 89 years old.


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