DEAD: Russell Johnson


Russell Johnson (aged 89)
American actor (Gilligan’s Island)

Russell David Johnson (November 10, 1924 – January 16, 2014) was an American actor, best known for his role as Professor Roy Hinkley in Gilligan’s Island. He was also known as Marshal Gib Scott in Black Saddle.

DEATH: In 1982, Johnson married Constance “Connie” Dane. He published his memoirs, Here on Gilligan’s Isle, in 1993. He died from kidney failure at his home in Bainbridge Island, Washington, on January 16, 2014, aged 89.
His remains were cremated. Johnson’s memorial service was held a month later.

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