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Russell Johnson
Picture of Russell Johnson
Picture of Russell Johnson

Picture of Russell Johnson

Born:10 November 1924Ashley, Pennsylvania, USA
Known As:Roy 'The Professor' Hinkley Jr., PhDTV's "Gilligan's Island"
Trivia:Was a member of the National Honor Society while in High School.
Earned a Purple Heart (for injuries during battle) when the B-24
Liberator bomber he was a crewman on was shot down during
a bombing run against Japanese targets in the
Philippine Islands (March 1945).
Was enrolled in a Hollywood drama school when he was spotted
by Paul Henreid who cast him in "For Men Only."
Six Degrees of
Kevin Bacon:
On TV:TVGuide.comClick here for TV listings.
Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseRussell Johnson Filmography.
Departed:16 January 2014Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA
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