Gilligan’s Island


‘Gilligan’s Island’ Actress Explains ‘What Would Mary Ann Do?’ In New Book

Actress and author Dawn Wells, who portrayed the lovable Mary Ann Sommers on “Gilligan’s Island,” visited the KCAL9 studios Thursday to talk about her new book, “A Guide To Life: What Would Mary Ann Do?”

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2014

Russell Johnson, the "Professor" on "Gilligan's Island", died on Jan. 16, 2014. He was 89. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Gilligan’s Island’ Professor Russell Johnson Dies At 89

Johnson died Thursday morning at his home in Washington State.


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Emmy Award-Winning Director John Rich Dies At 86

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television director John Rich, who won an Emmy Award for the memorable “All in the Family” scene showing Sammy Davis Jr. planting a kiss on Archie Bunker, has died in Los […]


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‘Gilligan’s Island,’ ‘Brady Bunch’ Creator Sherwood Schwartz Dies At 94

The man who created “Gilligan’s Island” and “The Brady Bunch” has died. Great niece Robin Randall said Sherwood Schwartz died at 4 a.m. Tuesday. He was 94.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2011