Russell Johnson (1924-2014) was an American actor. He had a long career in films and television, though he was best-known for playing the role of The Professor on the TV series "Gilligan's Island", and its various spin-off productions.
Johnson had a sense of humor about his career as a whole and later appeared as a special guest at ConventioCon ExpoFest-A-Rama 2: Electric Boogaloo.
Johnson also appeared as a guest on the Cartoon Network late-night talk show "Space Ghost Coast to Coast".
Johnson also appeared on several episodes of the original "Twilight Zone", often playing, no surprise, a very knowledgeable man.
- MST3K: The Movie (This Island Earth) (as Steve Carlson)
- Experiment #906 The Space Children (as Joe Gamble)