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Russell David Johnson (The Professor, Russ) was born on 10 November, 1924 in Ashley, Pennsylvania, USA, is an Actor, Miscellaneous. Discover Russell Johnson's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Russell Johnson networth?

Popular As Russell David Johnson (The Professor, Russ)
Occupation actor,miscellaneous
Age 90 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 10 November 1924
Birthday 10 November
Birthplace Ashley, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of death 16 January, 2014
Died Place Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA
Nationality USA

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Russell Johnson Height, Weight & Measurements

At 90 years old, Russell Johnson height is 5' 10" (1.78 m) .

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Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Weight Not Available
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Who Is Russell Johnson's Wife?

His wife is Constance Dane (18 May 1982 - 16 January 2014) ( his death), Kay Cousins Johnson (23 July 1949 - 20 January 1980) ( her death) ( 2 children), Edith Cahoon (1943 - 1948) ( divorced)

Parents Not Available
Wife Constance Dane (18 May 1982 - 16 January 2014) ( his death), Kay Cousins Johnson (23 July 1949 - 20 January 1980) ( her death) ( 2 children), Edith Cahoon (1943 - 1948) ( divorced)
Sibling Not Available
Children Not Available

Russell Johnson Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Russell Johnson worth at the age of 90 years old? Russell Johnson’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from USA. We have estimated Russell Johnson's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)$1,200
Rock All Night (1957)$1,200

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With the death of Bob Denver on September 2, 2005, he was the last surviving male cast member of Gilligan's Island (1964).


Johnson revealed on Surviving Gilligan's Island: The Incredibly True Story of the Longest Three Hour Tour in History (2001) that producers wanted him to take off his shirt during the screen test to determine his sex appeal, but he refused. The producers settled for a photo instead. [2001]


Immortalized by the obscure Canadian band Show Business Giants in their song, "I Can't Get Russell Johnson Off My Mind", from their 1995 album "Let's Have a Talk With the Dead".


Son David died of AIDS at age 39 on October 27, 1994. Before, and especially since, David's death Johnson devotes a great deal his time to AIDS fund-raising.


Known for narrating the long-running anime series Robotech (1985).


Had appeared in the television movie The Man from Independence (1974) about the life of Harry Truman, followed by the story of the conflict between Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur in Collision Course: Truman vs. MacArthur (1976), followed by the movie biography MacArthur (1977) about the life of Douglas MacArthur.


Long before he was known as "The Professor" in the cult comedy classic Gilligan's Island (1964), Russell Johnson was a well-known character actor, starring in several Westerns and Sci-Fi classics as This Island Earth (1955) and It Came from Outer Space (1953). Johnson grew up in Pennsylvania and was sent to a boarding school in Philadelphia with his brothers when his father died. Unlike his Professor character, Johnson said he was not a bright student and was in fact held back a grade. Johnson did redeem himself later on in his school career and made the National Honor Society in high school.


Auditioned for the title role on the television series Ben Casey (1961), but lost out to actor Vince Edwards.


Had twice starred on The Twilight Zone (1959), both times in time travel stories.


Was enrolled in a Hollywood drama school when he was spotted by Paul Henreid, who cast him in For Men Only (1952).


During World War II, he enlisted to become an aviation cadet and rose to the officer's rank of First Lieutenant, under the service number 765 497. Flew as bombardier in B-25 aircraft on a total of 44 combat missions over the Netherlands East Indies, and the Philippines. World War II decorations include the Bronze Star, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with three service stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one service star, and the World War II Victory Medal with Honorable Service Lapel Button. Earned his Purple Heart (for injuries during battle) when the B-24 Liberator bomber he was a crewman on was shot down during a bombing run against Japanese targets in the Philippine Islands in March 1945.


Served for over twelve years as an officer of the Air Force, first as an active duty World War II bombardier (1944-45) and then as an inactive member of the Officer Reserve Corps. Upon the creation of the U.S. Air Force, in the late 1940s, was augmented to the U.S. Air Force Reserve and briefly was a member of the 4th Air Reserve District in San Francisco. In 1953, became an inactive officer once again and received final discharge from the Air Force Reserve in August 1957.


Enlisted in the United States Army in November 1942. Was assigned the service number 13 154 406 and served for two years, before being discharged in January 1944 to accept a commission as an officer.