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Bob Denver (1935–2005)


Bob Denver was attending college at Loyola-Marymount University, in Los Angeles, when he got into acting. At first, Denver wasn't sure he wanted to be an actor, but gradually gave in, deciding that's what he was going to do for a career. Before he became established, he worked as a mailman and teacher. He then got a screen test for the part of ... See full bio »

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Known For

Gilligan's Island
(1964-1992)
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Maynard G. Krebs / General Ramon aka El Tigre
(1959-1963)
The Good Guys
The Good Guys Rufus Butterworth
(1968-1970)
Dusty's Trail
(1973-1974)

Filmography

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 1997 Meego (TV Series)
Gilligan
- Mommy 'n' Meego (1997) ... Gilligan
 1995 Roseanne (TV Series)
Jackie
- Sherwood Schwartz--A Loving Tribute (1995) ... Jackie (uncredited)
 1987 ALF (TV Series)
Gilligan
 1987 The New Gidget (TV Series)
Gilligan
 1987 Back to the Beach
Bartender
 1983 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Milton Feld
 1980-1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Tim Kearns / Don Winters / Francis Elkins / ...
- Love Island/The Sisters (1983) ... Tim Kearns
- The Magic Camera/Mata Hari/Valerie (1982) ... Don Winters
- House of Dolls/Wuthering Heights (1982) ... Francis Elkins
- Eagleman/Children of Mentu (1980) ... Morris Binstock
 1983 The Invisible Woman (TV Movie)
Dr. Dudley Plunkett
 1982 Gilligan's Planet (TV Series)
Gilligan
- Gilligan's Army (1982) ... Gilligan (voice)
- Super Gilligan (1982) ... Gilligan (voice)
- Wings (1982) ... Gilligan (voice)
- Invaders of the Lost Barque (1982) ... Gilligan (voice)
- Space Pirates (1982) ... Gilligan (voice)
 1982 Scamps (TV Movie)
Oliver Hopkins
 1979-1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Jason Markham / Norman Lomax
- A Dress to Remember (1982) ... Norman Lomax
 1982 Twilight Theater (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1975 Far Out Space Nuts (TV Series)
Junior
- Galaxy's Greatest Athlete (1975) ... Junior
- Barney Begonia (1975) ... Junior
- Captain Torque, Space Pirate (1975) ... Junior
- Secrets of the Hexagon (1975) ... Junior
- Dangerous Game (1975) ... Junior
 1974-1975 The New Adventures of Gilligan (TV Series)
Gilligan
- Super Gilligan (1975) ... Gilligan (voice)
- Moderation (1975) ... Gilligan (voice)
- The Great Train Robbery (1975) ... Gilligan (voice)
- Silence Is Leaden (1975) ... Gilligan (voice)
- The Movie Makers (1975) ... Gilligan (voice)
 1973-1974 Dusty's Trail (TV Series)
Dusty
- Pechango Berries (1974) ... Dusty
- Day at the Races (1974) ... Dusty
- John J. Callahan (1974) ... Dusty
- Witches Trail (1974) ... Dusty
 1970-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Sam Cosgrove (segment "Love and the Eat's Cafe") / (segment "Love and the Baby Derby") / Jeffrey (segment "Love and the Cake") / ...
- Love and the Nervous Executive/Love and the Hitchhiker/Love and the Great Catch (1970) ... Earl (segment "Love and the Hitchhiker")
 1968 The Sweet Ride
Choo-Choo Burns
 1967 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Harold
- My Son, the Genie (1967) ... Harold
 1967 Who's Minding the Mint?
Willie Owens
 1964 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Herbie
- The Persistent Cop (1964) ... Herbie
 1963 Take Her, She's Mine
Alex (as Robert Denver)
 1963 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Lieutenant Tenner
- An Enterprising Young Man (1963) ... Lieutenant Tenner
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Garrett
- If You Can't Believe the Truth... (1963) ... Dr. Paul Garrett
 1959 A Private's Affair
MacIntosh
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Murph
- The Tang's Last Shot (1957) ... Murph
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: U.S. version of futuristic, tech show "Beyond 2000" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 13 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Denver

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his late Gilligan's Island (1964) co-star, Alan Hale Jr.] He was a big, lovable man who made everybody feel good. He had a great time with his life. See more »

Trivia:

His future co-star on The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959), Dwayne Hickman, was a classmate at Loyola-Marymount. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently wore the white sailor's hat that he used as Gilligan

Nickname:

Little buddy

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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Gilligan, Maynard, and Me CalicoGem
Get Well Soon Little Buddy!! ezrydah
RIP Gilligan ggzz858
Gilligan's Lagoon dmaheu14
Wonder if Tina Louis will show at the funeral cpc8472-1
R.I.P. eee_pee_ess
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