Russel Johnson (“The Professor”) on Gilligan’s Island Died Today

Russel Johnson (“The Professor”) on Gilligan’s Island Died Today

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Legendary actor, Russell Johnson, who played “The Professor” on Gilligan’s Island, died today. He was 89 years old.

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Mr. Johnson played Professor Roy Hinkley, would delight audiences with his quirky experiments in many attempts to get the castaways rescued. The Professor was the original MacGyver.

The professor and the whole cast brought many laughs into our homes. He will be missed.  RIP “The Professor”

 

  • That Lady

    So sad to see him pass. He made me want to marry a Geek! he will be missed.

    • Dr Seuss

      Awww…yes indeed. Geeks are so attractive. RIP The Professor!

  • yenta1957

    Even as a kid, I always thought the Professor was the most interesting.