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Russell Johnson

Long before he was known as "The Professor" in the cult comedy classic Gilligan's Island (1964), Russell Johnson was a well-known character actor, starring in several Westerns and Sci-Fi classics as This Island Earth (1955) and It Came from Outer Space (1953). Johnson grew up in Pennsylvania and was sent to a boarding school in Philadelphia with ...

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Nov 10, 1924 In Ashley, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Christian Scare Films Vol. 4
Latest Project:
Movie Demetrius and the Gladiators 2017-10-23

1 win & 1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of Santa Barbara
Poster of Gilligan's Island
Poster of Black Saddle
Poster of This Island Earth
Movie Christian Scare Films Vol. 4 None 2018
Movie Blue Movies Mr. Martin 2018
Movie Brilliant But Cancelled Unknown 2018
Movie Demetrius and the Gladiators Unknown 2017-10-23
Series City Detective Unknown 2017-10-01
Series Celebrity Playhouse Unknown 2017-10-22
Series Flight Unknown 2017-10-21
Movie God Is in the Streets None 2017-10-17
Movie The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2015-01-25
Movie The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2014-08-25
Series Mom Unknown 2013-09-23
Movie Perception Robert 2013-06-01
Series The Sixties Unknown 2013-11-22
Movie The Jane Powell Show Jeffrey Edwards 2012-04-25
Movie Gilligan's Island: Season 2 Introduction Himself 2005-01-11
Movie 12 Steps Nowhere Jake 2005-05-21
Movie Gilligan's Island: Season 3 Introduction Himself 2005-07-26
Movie Before the Three-Hour Tour Roy 'The Professor' Hinkley Jr., PH.D 2004-02-03
Movie All Access Pass: The TV Land Awards Himself 2004-03-24
Movie The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards Unknown 2004
Series ET in TV Land Unknown 2003-01-12
Series Pyramid Unknown 2002-09-16
Movie Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History Himself 2001-10-14
Movie Entertainment Tonight Presents: Gilligan's Island - The Untold Tales Himself 2000-01-22
Movie TV Guide's Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 2 Himself 2000-01-05
Series Meego Unknown 1997-09-19
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-10-02
Movie Hellbender General Cho 1996-11-15
Series The O'Reilly Factor Unknown 1996-10-07
Series Access Hollywood Unknown 1996-09-01
Movie Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie None 1996-06-21
Series Space Ghost Coast to Coast Unknown 1993-10-04
Series America Undercover Unknown 1993-09-06
Movie With a Vengeance Dr. Jesse Butler 1992-09-22
Series Animania Unknown 1991
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Series Monsters Unknown 1988-10-22
Movie Robotech II: The Sentinels Unknown 1988-09-01
Series Stevie and Zoya Unknown 1987
Series Mathnet Unknown 1987-10-21
Series My Two Dads Unknown 1987-09-20
Movie Windaria Unknown 1986-07-19
Series The Late Show Unknown 1986-10-06
Series ALF Unknown 1986-09-22
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Series Santa Barbara Unknown 1984-07-30
Movie Off the Wall Unknown 1983-07-01
Series Buffalo Bill Unknown 1983-05-31
Series Gilligan's Planet Professor Roy Hinkley, Jr. 1982-09-18
Movie Kill Squad Unknown 1982-06-01
Series Newhart Unknown 1982-10-25
Series Fame Unknown 1982-01-07
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island Prof. Roy Hinkley Jr. 1981-05-15
Series Dynasty Unknown 1981-01-12
Movie The Great Skycopter Rescue Professor Benson 1980-09-16
Series The Righteous Apples Unknown 1980-05-15
Series Beyond Westworld Patrick 1980-03-05
Series Bosom Buddies Unknown 1980-11-27
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27
Movie The Castaways on Gilligan's Island Prof. Roy Hinkley Jr. 1979-05-03
Movie The Bastard Unknown 1978-05-22
Movie Rescue from Gilligan's Island Professor Roy Hinkley, Jr. 1978-10-14
Series Dallas Unknown 1978-04-02
Movie The Ghost of Flight 401 Loft 1978-02-18
Series Code R Unknown 1977-01-21
Series Lou Grant Unknown 1977-09-20
Movie MacArthur Admiral King 1977-07-15
Movie Nowhere to Hide Charles Montague 1977-06-05
Movie Hitch Hike to Hell Captain J.W. Shaw 1977-01-01
Series Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II Unknown 1976-09-21
Series Family Feud Unknown 1976-07-12
Movie Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur Gen. George Stratemeyer 1976-01-04
Series Wonder Woman Unknown 1975-11-07
Movie You Lie So Deep, My Love The Foreman 1975-02-25
Series Mobile One Unknown 1975-09-12
Movie Three Days of the Condor Unknown 1975-11-14
Movie Adventures of the Queen Forbes 1975-02-14
Series The Jeffersons Unknown 1975-01-18
Movie The Man from Independence Linaver 1974-03-11
Movie Aloha Means Goodbye Dr. Frank Franklin 1974-10-11
Series The New Adventures of Gilligan Professor Roy Hinkley 1974-09-07
Series Hawkins Unknown 1973-03-13
Movie The Horror at 37,000 Feet Jim Hawley 1973-02-13
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Beg, Borrow, or Steal Alex Langley 1973-03-20
Series ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1972-10-04
Series Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law Unknown 1971-09-12
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series McMillan & Wife Unknown 1971-09-17
Series O'Hara, U.S. Treasury Unknown 1971-04-02
Movie Vanished Unknown 1971-03-08
Series San Francisco International Airport Unknown 1970-09-29
Movie The Movie Murderer Cliff Thomas 1970-02-02
Movie Cry for Poor Wally Gaines 1969-10-01
Series The Young Lawyers Unknown 1969-10-28
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1969-03-26
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-09-14
Series The Invaders Unknown 1967-01-10
Series The Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-16
Series Days of Our Lives Unknown 1965-11-08
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told Unknown 1965-04-09
Series That Girl Unknown 1965-10-16
Movie Invitation to a Gunfighter Unknown 1964-10-14
Movie A Distant Trumpet Capt. Brinker - Judge Advocate's office 1964-05-30
Series Gilligan's Island Professor Roy Hinkley / ... 1964-09-26
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1963-09-16
Series The Great Adventure Himself - Narrator / ... 1963-09-27
Series The Farmer's Daughter Unknown 1963-09-20
Series Temple Houston Unknown 1963-09-19
Series The Greatest Show on Earth Unknown 1963-09-17
Series Breaking Point Unknown 1963-09-16
Series Empire Unknown 1962-09-25
Series The Eleventh Hour Unknown 1962-10-03
Series G.E. True Unknown 1962-09-30
Series Wide Country Unknown 1962-09-20
Series It's a Man's World Unknown 1962-09-17
Series The Dakotas Unknown 1962-04-23
Series Alcoa Premiere Unknown 1961-10-10
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Ripcord Unknown 1961-10-16
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Here's Hollywood Unknown 1960-09-26
Series The Law and Mr. Jones Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Michael Shayne Unknown 1960-09-30
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Series Black Saddle Marshal Gib Scott 1959-01-10
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Series Laramie Unknown 1959-09-15
Series Riverboat Unknown 1959-09-13
Series Border Patrol Unknown 1959-03-10
Series The DuPont Show with June Allyson Unknown 1959-09-21
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1959-10-02
Series The Deputy Unknown 1959-09-12
Series The Detectives Unknown 1959-10-16
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Series Jefferson Drum Unknown 1958-04-25
Movie The Space Children Joe Gamble 1958-06-01
Series Lawman Unknown 1958-10-05
Series 77 Sunset Strip Unknown 1958-10-10
Movie The Saga of Hemp Brown Hook 1958-06-22
Series Rescue 8 Unknown 1958-09-23
Movie Badman's Country Sundance 1958-08-02
Series Steve Canyon Unknown 1958-09-13
Movie Attack of the Crab Monsters Hank Chapman 1957-02-10
Series Tales of Wells Fargo Unknown 1957-03-18
Series Code 3 Unknown 1957-04-02
Movie Courage of Black Beauty Ben Farraday 1957-07-01
Series The Silent Service Unknown 1957-04-05
Series Casey Jones Unknown 1957-10-08
Series Wagon Train Unknown 1957-09-18
Series The Californians Unknown 1957-09-24
Series The Real McCoys Unknown 1957-10-03
Movie Rock All Night Jigger 1957-04-01
Series Circus Boy Unknown 1956-09-23
Movie Many Rivers to Cross Banks Cherne 1955-02-04
Movie Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki Eddie Nelson 1955-04-01
Movie The Touch of Steel Lefty 1955-05-01
Series Warner Brothers Presents Unknown 1955-09-13
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series Crossroads Jack Fromer 1955-10-07
Movie Strange Lady in Town Shadduck 1955-04-12
Series Kings Row Unknown 1955-09-13
Movie This Island Earth Dr. Steve Carlson 1955-06-01
Movie Rogue Cop Unknown 1955-06-17
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Movie Black Tuesday Unknown 1954
Series The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin Unknown 1954-10-15
Series Medic Unknown 1954-09-13
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Movie Ride Clear of Diablo Jed Ringer 1954-08-23
Movie Johnny Dark Emory 1954-06-22
Movie Taza, Son of Cochise Unknown 1954-02-18
Movie The Stand at Apache River Greiner 1953-09-01
Movie It Came from Outer Space George 1953-06-05
Movie Column South Cpl. Biddle 1953-11-16
Movie Tumbleweed Lam Blanden 1953-12-01
Series You Are There Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Law and Order Jimmy Johnson 1953-05-13
Movie Seminole Lt. Hamilton 1953-03-01
Movie The Turning Point Unknown 1952-11-15
Movie Back at the Front Johnny Redondo, Smuggler 1952-12-10
Movie For Men Only Ky Walker 1952-01-11
Series Cavalcade of America Dan Marshall / ... 1952-10-01
Series Adventures of Superman Unknown 1952-09-19
Movie Loan Shark Charlie Thompson 1952-05-23
Series Death Valley Days Unknown 1952-03-06
Movie Rancho Notorious Unknown 1952-03-01
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series The Lone Ranger Unknown 1949-09-15
Series Fireside Theatre Unknown 1949-04-05