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Bob Denver

Actor Bob Denver

Full Name: Robert Osbourne Denver
Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: Known for his roles as Gilligan on the television series "Gilligan's Island" and the beatnik Maynard G. Krebs on the 1959–1963 TV series "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis".

Born: January 9, 1935
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: September 2, 2005 (aged 70)
Cause of Death: Complications from treatment for cancer

Married Life

  • 1960-01-22 Comedic actor Bob Denver (25) weds Maggie Ryan in California
  • 1967-09-16 Comedic actor Bob Denver (32) weds second wife Jean Webber
  • 1972-04-25 Comedic actor Bob Denver (37) weds third wife Carole Abrahams
  • 1979-03-26 Comedic actor Bob Denver (44) weds fourth wife Dreama Peery

Historical Events

  • 1964-09-26 TV sitcom "Gilligan's Island", starring Bob Denver as Gilligan, debuts on CBS

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