Bob Denver

Bob Denver
1935 - 2005

Bob Denver  American Actor


Robert Osbourne "Bob" Denver (January 9, 1935 – September 2, 2005) was an American comedic actor. He portrayed Gilligan on the television series Gilligan's Island and the beatnik Maynard G. Krebs on the 1959–1963 TV series The Many Loves of Dobi...

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Longest Relationship28 yrs, 8 mths
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First Name Bob
Middle Name Osbourne
Last Name Denver
Full Name at Birth Robert Osbourne Denver
Alternative Name Little Buddy
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th January, 1935
Birthplace New Rochelle, NY
Died 2nd September, 2005
Place of Death Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia, Carcinoma of the larynx
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Brownwood Senior High School, Brownwood, TX (1953)
University Political Science, Loyola University
Occupation Text Actor, Voice Artist
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Gilligans Island
Year(s) Active 1959–1997
Brand Endorsement (1988) TV commercials: McDonald's (as "Gilligan"), (1999) Print ad:
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Meego1997 Gilligan TV Show
Baywatch1989 Gilligan TV Show
Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis1988 Maynard G. Krebs TV Movie
Roseanne1988 Jackie TV Show
Back to the Beach1987 Bartender Movie
ALF1986 Gilligan TV Show
The New Gidget1986 Gilligan TV Show
High School U.S.A.1983 Milton Feld TV Movie
The Invisible Woman1983 Dr. Dudley Plunkett TV Movie
Twilight Theater1982 Various Characters TV Movie
Gilligan's Planet1982 Gilligan TV Show
Scamps1982 Oliver Hopkins TV Show
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island1981 Gilligan TV Movie
The Castaways on Gilligan's Island1979 Gilligan TV Movie
Rescue from Gilligan's Island1978 Gilligan TV Movie
Fantasy Island1977 Tim Kearns, Don Winters, Francis Elkins TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Jason Markham, Norman Lomax TV Show
Whatever Happened to Dobie Gillis?1977 Maynard G. Krebs TV Show
Far Out Space Nuts1975 Junior TV Show
The New Adventures of Gilligan1974 Gilligan (1974-1977) TV Show
Dusty's Trail1973 Dusty TV Show
Love, American Style1969 Sam Cosgrove (segment "Love and the Eat's Cafe"), (segment "Love and the Baby Derby"), Jeffrey (segment "Love and the Cake") TV Show
The Sweet Ride1968 Choo-Choo Burns Movie
The Good Guys1968 Rufus Butterworth TV Show
Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady?1968 Bertram Webb Movie
Who's Minding the Mint?1967 Willie Owens Movie
I Dream of Jeannie1965 Harold TV Show
For Those Who Think Young1964 Kelp Movie
Gilligan's Island1964 Gilligan TV Show
Take Her, She's Mine1963 Alex (as Robert Denver) Movie
The Farmer's Daughter1963 Lieutenant Tenner TV Show
Dr. Kildare1961 Dr. Paul Garrett TV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960 Dud Wash TV Show
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1959 Maynard G. Krebs TV Show
A Private's Affair1959 MacIntosh Movie
The Silent Service1957 Murph TV Show
Make Room for Daddy1953 Herbie TV Show
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