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‘Gilligan’ recuperating from heart surgery

Bob Denver is recovering in his West Virginia home

Bob Denver, star of the 1960s television show “Gilligan’s Island,” is recuperating from quadruple heart bypass surgery, his agent said Wednesday.

Denver, 70, had the surgery recently after a checkup revealed problems, said his Los Angeles-based agent, Mike Eisenstadt. He is recuperating at his West Virginia home.

Denver portrayed the title character in the sitcom about a group of castaways stranded on a desert isle.