Home / Arts & Entertainment / ‘Heart is broken’: Dawn Wells bids farewell to ‘Gilligan’s Island’ costar Russell Johnson

‘Heart is broken’: Dawn Wells bids farewell to ‘Gilligan’s Island’ costar Russell Johnson

http://twitter.com/#!/HarveyDentEsq/status/423893735068291072

Russell Johnson, probably best known for playing “The Professor” on the classic “Gilligan’s Island,” passed away this morning. He was 89.

His “Island” costar Dawn Wells expressed her grief over the loss of her friend:

http://twitter.com/#!/therealmaryann/status/423892884106919936

http://twitter.com/#!/therealmaryann/status/423893921786105856

We hope she can draw comfort from all the good memories.

http://twitter.com/#!/Tim_X_/status/423897879241957376
http://twitter.com/#!/SpragueD/status/423903632447131648
http://twitter.com/#!/FlyingMeerkat/status/423918470213165056

RIP, Professor. We send our thoughts and prayers to Johnson’s loved ones.

***

Related:

‘Amazing, humble patriot’: Late ‘Gilligan’s Island’ star Russell Johnson was also a WWII hero

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/16/my-heart-is-broken-dawn-wells-bids-farewell-gilligans-island-costar-russell-johnson/

About Michelle Keller

Check Also

‘Help make it happen’: Round 1 of #GosnellMovie Twitterfest is under way

http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/450667944234983424 Twitchy previously reported a crowd-funding effort to help “FrackNation” director Phelim McAleer and his …