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Denver, Bob

Born: 1935 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians


1935 – He was born on the 9th of January in New Rochelle, New York and raised in Brownwood, Texas.


1959 - He landed the role of Maynard G. Krebs on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis this year.



1960-1979 - Married 4 times, he has 4 children from 3 of his wives. 



1963 - He landed the role of Gilligan on Gilligan's Island.



1964 – He appeared in the beach movie “For Those Who Think Young” with Tina Louise prior to the development of Gilligan's Island.



1967 - Gilligans Island was cancelled.



1968 - He appeared in other television show “The Good Guys.”



       -In real life, he is diametrically opposite of the well-known inept and goofy characters he has portrayed on television. He is an enormously talented, introverted, and well-read man who loves children, especially his own.



1973 - He appeared in other television shows “Dusty's Trail".



1975 - He also starred in a children's program, Far Out Space Nuts which was essentially Gilligan in space.



1998 - He was arrested for having a parcel of marijuana delivered to his home.



2005 - He underwent quadruple heart bypass surgery and he died on the 2nd of September this year.



1980s-90s - He revived Maynard G. Krebs, older but no wiser, in a pair of abortive Dobie Gillis revival pilots and reprised Gilligan in the flesh in a trio of made-for-TV features based on the original series.






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