Obituary of Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson

Russell Johnson (born on November 10th, 1924) was an Film-Actor who was best known for playing "The Professor" on the 1964 American TV series "Gilligan's Island". Russel died on January 16th, 2014 and his death was possibly because of kidney failure. He was 89 years old.

A funeral service is scheduled for next Friday in Ashley, with a reception to follow at the local funeral home. His son will officiate the graveside ceremony and burial. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Russell's life and legacy.

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Russell Johnson Biography Wiki:

    • Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Johnson, Russell
    • Common Name: Russell Johnson
    • Birth Name: Russell David Johnson
    • Gender: Male
    • Birthplace: Ashley, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    • Birth Date: November 10, 1924
    • Age: 89 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: Film-Actor

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Edith Cahoon (1943-1948)
      • Kay Cousins Johnson (1949-1980)
      • Constance Dane (1982-his death)
    • Father: Russell Kennedy Johnson (1901–1932)
    • Mother: Marion Wenonah Smink Johnson (1902–1976)
    • Siblings:
      • Kenneth W. Johnson (brother, 1925–2012)
      • David Reed Johnson (1926–1976)
      • Lois Marion Johnson (sister, 1927–1928)
      • Lorraine Johnson Crosby (1928-2015)
      • Marion Joan Johnson Reeves (1930–2010)
      • Paul Wesley Johnson (1932–1933)
    • Children:
      • David Johnson (son, born ?-1994)
      • Kim Johnson (daughter)

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 16, 2014
  • Place: Bainbridge Island, Washington, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Kidney failure
  • Interment: Cremated

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Is he dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Mr. Johnson has passed away.

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Last Updated: 2020-10-14 11:20:07
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