Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson & Julie Newmar
1924 - 2014

Russell Johnson  American Actor


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

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship33 yrs
Shortest Relationship6 yrs
Average Relationship Length23 yrs, 8 mths
First Name Russell
Middle Name David
Last Name Johnson
Full Name at Birth Russell David Johnson
Alternative Name The Professor, Dr. Roy Hinkley
Age 89 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th November, 1924
Birthplace Ashley Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Died 16th January, 2014
Place of Death Bainbridge Island, Washington, at 5:21 AM
Cause of Death Kidney failure
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Girard College, Philadelphia, PA
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Gilligans Island
Year(s) Active 1950–1997
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Meego1997 The Professor TV Show
With a Vengeance1992 Dr. Jesse Butler TV Movie
Animania1991 Narrator (segment: "Stevie Washington") Movie
Blue Movies1988 Mr. Martin Movie
Monsters1988 Jeffrey TV Show
Roseanne1988 Mark TV Show
Once Upon a Time1987 Alan (1987) (English version, voice, uncredited) Movie
Mathnet1987 Frank Puck TV Show
My Two Dads1987 Frank Mooney TV Show
ALF1986 Professor Roy Hinkley TV Show
MacGyver1985 Oslow TV Show
Santa Barbara1984 Roger Wainwright #3 (1991) TV Show
Off the Wall1983 Mr. Whitby Movie
Buffalo Bill1983 Dr. Murphy TV Show
Kill Squad1982 Voice (uncredited) Movie
Fame1982 Duke Mackie TV Show
Gilligan's Planet1982 Professor Roy Hinkley, Jr. TV Show
Newhart1982 Beaver Lodge Member TV Show
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island1981 Prof. Roy Hinkley Jr. TV Movie
Dynasty1981 Earl Thompson TV Show
The Righteous Apples1981 Sgt. McGuinty TV Show
Beyond Westworld1980 Patrick TV Show
Bosom Buddies1980 Mr. Shaw TV Show
The Castaways on Gilligan's Island1979 Prof. Roy Hinkley Jr. TV Movie
Knots Landing1979 Tim Murphy TV Show
Rescue from Gilligan's Island1978 Professor Roy Hinkley, Jr. TV Movie
The Bastard1978 Col. James Barrett TV Movie
The Ghost of Flight 4011978 Loft TV Movie
Dallas1978 Sheriff Wyatt Mansfield TV Show
The Great Skycopter Rescue1978 Professor Benson Movie
Hitch Hike to Hell1977 Captain J.W. Shaw Movie
MacArthur1977 Admiral King Movie
Lou Grant1977 Karlan TV Show
Code R1977 Ike TV Show
Nowhere to Hide1977 Charles Montague TV Movie
Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur1976 Gen. George Stratemeyer TV Movie
Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II1976 TV Show
Three Days of the Condor1975 Intelligence Officer at Briefing (uncredited) Movie
The Jeffersons1975 Mac Steele TV Show
Wonder Woman1975 Colonel TV Show
Mobile One1975 TV Show
Adventures of the Queen1975 Forbes TV Movie
You Lie So Deep, My Love1975 The Foreman TV Movie
The New Adventures of Gilligan1974 Professor Roy Hinkley TV Show
The Man from Independence1974 Linaver Movie
Aloha Means Goodbye1974 Dr. Frank Franklin TV Movie
The Horror at 37,000 Feet1973 Jim Hawley TV Movie
Hawkins1973 District Attorney TV Show
Police Story1973 Captain Carl Fargo TV Show
Beg, Borrow, or Steal1973 Alex Langley TV Movie
ABC Afterschool Specials1972 Mr. Calder TV Show
Vanished1971 Clyde Morehouse TV Movie
Cannon1971 Paul Merrick TV Show
McMillan & Wife1971 Carl Jensen TV Show
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury1971 Agent Oliver Wells TV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971 Asst. D.A. Grant, Brenton Grant, Asst. D.A. Brenton Grant TV Show
San Francisco International Airport1970 Tober TV Show
The Movie Murderer1970 Cliff Thomas TV Movie
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969 Dr. Leonard Colman TV Show
The Young Lawyers1969 Bonelli TV Show
Cry for Poor Wally1969 Gaines Movie
Ironside1967 Martin Lucas TV Show
Mannix1967 Brasher TV Show
The Invaders1967 James Bernard TV Show
Felony Squad1966 Tye Laughlin TV Show
That Girl1966 Jon TV Show
The Greatest Story Ever Told1965 Scribe Movie
Days of Our Lives1965 Harold Rankin (1980) TV Show
The Big Valley1965 Davey Dunigan TV Show
The F.B.I.1965 Dr. McGregor, Jim Kellogg, Phillip Graham TV Show
A Distant Trumpet1964 Capt. Brinker - Judge Advocate's office Movie
Invitation to a Gunfighter1964 John Medford (uncredited) Movie
Gilligan's Island1964 Professor Roy Hinkley TV Show
Breaking Point1963 Eddy Mulhall TV Show
Temple Houston1963 TV Show
The Dakotas1963 Lt. Clyde Mariot TV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963 TV Show
The Great Adventure1963 Narrator TV Show
The Greatest Show on Earth1963 Dr. Arnold Andrews TV Show
The Outer Limits1963 Maj. Benedict TV Show
Empire1962 Bill Carey TV Show
It's a Man's World1962 Rev. Blake TV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962 Ralph Anderson TV Show
The Wide Country1962 Arn McHugh TV Show
G.E. True1962 John T. Metcalf TV Show
Alcoa Premiere1961 Major TV Show
Ben Casey1961 Dr. Stanley Burke TV Show
Ripcord1961 Stan Warner TV Show
The Jane Powell Show1961 Jeffrey Edwards Movie
Michael Shayne1960 Art Thompson TV Show
Route 661960 Bob Keel TV Show
Thriller1960 Adam Talmadge TV Show
The Law and Mr. Jones1960 TV Show
Adventures in Paradise1959 Bowman TV Show
Black Saddle1959 Marshal Gib Scott TV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959 Warren Boyd, Bert Jackson TV Show
Laramie1959 Bob Talmadge, Al Denning, Bob Murkland TV Show
Rawhide1959 Burt Harvey TV Show
Riverboat1959 Darius TV Show
The Deputy1959 Albee Beckett TV Show
The Detectives1959 Lee Taber TV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959 Tom Richards, Hugh Grafton TV Show
The Twilight Zone1959 Pete Corrigan, Prof. Manion TV Show
Border Patrol1959 Randall TV Show
The Space Children1958 Joe Gamble (as Russell D. Johnson) Movie
77 Sunset Strip1958 Harry Devlin TV Show
Lawman1958 Wade Horgan TV Show
Rescue 81958 Reverend Friend TV Show
Steve Canyon1958 Major Pitch Hammer TV Show
Badman's Country1958 Sundance Movie
The Saga of Hemp Brown1958 Hook Movie
Flight1958 TV Show
Jefferson Drum1958 The Sundown Kid TV Show
Attack of the Crab Monsters1957 Hank Chapman Movie
Rock All Night1957 Jigger Movie
Casey Jones1957 Jeff Tyler TV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957 William Dodd TV Show
The Real McCoys1957 Dr. Ross TV Show
The Silent Service1957 Beach, Kent TV Show
Wagon Train1957 Major Dan Marriott, Steve Marshall, Craig Manson TV Show
Courage of Black Beauty1957 Ben Farraday Movie
Code 31957 TV Show
The Californians1957 Tom Quinn TV Show
Circus Boy1956 Dr. Ben Osgood TV Show
God Is in the Streets1956 Short Film
Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki1955 Eddie Nelson Movie
Many Rivers to Cross1955 Banks Movie
Strange Lady in Town1955 Shadduck Movie
This Island Earth1955 Dr. Steve Carlson Movie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955 Turk TV Show
Crossroads1955 Jack Fromer TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Diggs TV Show
Kings Row1955 Mark TV Show
Warner Brothers Presents1955 TV Show
Celebrity Playhouse1955 TV Show
Black Tuesday1954 Howard Sloane Movie
Demetrius and the Gladiators1954 Gladiator Movie
Johnny Dark1954 Emory Movie
Rogue Cop1954 Patrolman Carland (uncredited) Movie
Taza, Son of Cochise1954 Narrator (voice, uncredited) Movie
Ride Clear of Diablo1954 Jed Ringer Movie
Climax!1954 Rusty TV Show
Lassie1954 John Bradley, Ranger Allen, Ranger Mark Adams TV Show
Medic1954 Al Monroe TV Show
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin1954 Sgt. Stan Powers, Greene TV Show
It Came from Outer Space1953 George Movie
Law and Order1953 Jimmy Johnson Movie
Seminole1953 Lt. Hamilton Movie
Tumbleweed1953 Lam Blanden Movie
You Are There1953 Fletcher Christian TV Show
Column South1953 Cpl. Biddle Movie
The Stand at Apache River1953 Greiner Movie
City Detective1953 Stocker TV Show
Loan Shark1952 Charlie Thompson Movie
Rancho Notorious1952 Chuck-a-Luck Wheel Spinner (uncredited) Movie
The Turning Point1952 Herman (uncredited) Movie
Adventures of Superman1952 Chopper TV Show
Cavalcade of America1952 Dan Marshall, Karl Nader TV Show
Death Valley Days1952 Matthew Reynolds, Sgt. Tate, Noble TV Show
Back at the Front1952 Johnny Redondo, Smuggler Movie
For Men Only1952 Ky Walker Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Dr. Willis, Lennigan, Carter TV Show
Fireside Theatre1949 Sailor TV Show
The Lone Ranger1949 Tom Levering TV Show
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    NightstarJan 23, 2014

    he did an amazing job playing the professor, he died the day after my birthday. :(

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