Bob Denver

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Bob Denver

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Robert Osborne ‘Bob’ Denver was born on January 9, 1935, in New Rochelle, New York, USA. He grew up in Brownwood and graduated from Loyola University in Los Angeles, California. After studying at the Academy of Sylvia Herpolscheiemer Academy for Performance Arts, the future actor found his first job as a postman, and then taught physical education and mathematics at the Roman Catholic primary school Corpus Christi School.

As an actor, Denver made its debut in the musical comedy Raoul Walsh ‘Private scam’ 1959 involving Sal Mineo. However, Dwayne Hickman, he became the star of the series ‘The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis’ in 1959, and received a small role in the television series unrequited love ‘The Andy Griffith Show’.

Bob got a bit part in the comedy by Henry Koster ‘Take Her, She’s Mine’ 1963 James Stewart, and a year later he appeared in the beach the movie ‘For Those Who Think Young’ Tina Louise before earned a major role in series ‘Gilligan’s Island’. In 1967, Denver has played Willie Owens comedy Howard Morris ‘Who’s Minding the Mint?’.

Bob Denver is known primarily as a comedy actor, but in his career he performed well in a dramatic role. Together with Barbara Eden and Ken Berry, he appeared in an episode of ‘If You Can not Handle the Truth’ series ‘Dr Kildare’, aired on October 10, 1963, where excellently played Dr. Paul Garrett.

Once completed filming the television series ‘Gilligan’s Island’, Robert did not stop the shooting on television, working on sites such series as ‘The Good Guys’, ‘Love the American’ and ‘Dusty’s Trail’. He took part in the children’s program of Sid and Marty Krofft ‘Far Out Space Nuts’ in 1975 and the following year won a role in a comedy western Dusty ‘The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West’. Shortly thereafter, Bob returned to the role of Gilligan, this time voicing an animated character in the animated series ‘The New Adventures of Gilligan’ and its sequel, ‘Gilligan’s Planet’.

In the period from 1978 to 1980 the actor has played four different characters within the popular series ‘Fantasy Island’ Ricardo Montalbanom, but none of his appearances in the rating project is not eclipsed the success of his previous successful roles.

In 1998, Bob was arrested after he was delivered a package of marijuana. Initially, the actor said that the parcel came from Dawn Wells (the actress who played in ‘Gilligan’s Island’ by Mary-Anne), but later retracted his words in court, saying that ‘must have some crazy fans sent her. ” According to MESSAGES, police found several plants and attributes associated with the drug, in the house of Denver. The actor said the reluctance to challenge the charges, and received six months probation. Wells in 2007, received six months unsupervised probation after her car was found marijuana.

In the later years of his life, Robert settled in Princeton, West Virginia, and became a famous person on the radio. Together with his wife he owned radio Dream WGAG-LP, where spinning old songs have not lost its popularity. In the 1980s, the hero of Gilligan in his performance appeared in episodes of several TV series, including ‘Mego’, ‘Alf’, ‘Baywatch’, and in 1987, Denver completed his acting career role as a bartender in the comedy ‘Back to the beach’.

Bob Denver died of pneumonia, and squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on September 2, 2005. He was cremated, and his ashes were transferred to the family.

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