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TODAY   |  January 17, 2014

The Professor, Russell Johnson, dies at 89

The actor best known for his role as The Professor in the 1960s TV show “Gilligan’s Island.” He was 89 years old.

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>>> the man forever known as the professor has died. actor russell johnson played the professor on the 1960s tv show "gilligan's island" which ran for three seasons. then became a classic in reruns. the show is well known to several generations. russell johnson was 89 years old.