Actor Bob Denver died yesterday (Sept. 6) of complications from cancer treatment. Denver also went through quadruple heart bypass surgery earlier this year and had his voicebox removed this past April, leaving him speechless.
Nevertheless, Denver will live on thanks to Gilligans Island, which despite having only 98 episodes is one of the most popular reruns ever.
Not bad considering Denver didnt think a series the show would fly. He initially figured a series set on an island would run out of plotlines but changed his mind when Gilligans Island creator Sherwood Schwartz reeled off 60 plots in a few minutes.
Other Denver data for his little buddies....
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