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Actor who played The Professor on ‘Gilligan’s Island’ passes away

Russell Johnson – the actor who famously played the Professor on “Gilligan’s Island” – has passed away.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Russell Johnson – the actor who famously played the Professor on “Gilligan’s Island” – has passed away.

The character – known on the show as Professor Roy Hinkley – could make radios out of coconuts, but could not fix the boat that crashed.

ABCNews.com reported his passing on Thursday.

Johnson was 89 years old.

For more detailed information on his career, visit Johnson’s IMDB.com entry.

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