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Russell Johnson was so much more than 'The Professor' in the '80s



Eighties Nation is crushed to learn of the passing of Russell Johnson, who famously played The Professor on Gilligan's Island. But Mr. Johnson was no stranger to other TV shows in the '80s. Here are some other notable appearances, according to

  • My Two Dads (Frank Mooney)
  • Knots Landing (Tim Murphy)
  • ALF (Professor Roy Hinkley)
  • Dynasty (Earl Thompson)
  • Newhart (Beaver Lodge Member)
  • Fame (Duke Mackie)
  • MacGyver (Oslow)
  • Dallas (Sheriff Wyatt Mansfield)
  • The Jeffersons (Mac Steel)
  • Bosom Buddies (Mr. Shaw)

[Last modified: Friday, January 17, 2014 9:00am]


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