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Also Known As: Died: September 2, 2005
Born: January 9, 1935 Cause of Death: complications from treatment for cancer
Birth Place: New Rochelle, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1959:
Film debut in the role of MacIntosh (billed as Robert Denver) in "A Private's Affair"
1959:
Played Maynard G Krebs, the beatnik buddy of Dobie Gillis (Dwayne Hickman) in "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" (CBS)
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Starred as Gilligan in the CBS situation comedy "Gilligan's Island"
:
Portrayed Rufus Butterworth in "The Good Guys"; perhaps in an effort to capitalize on "Gilligan" chemistry, CBS included both Alan Hale Jr and Jim Backus in the cast
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Reunited with Gilligan creator Sherwood Schwartz as the dimwitted trail scout Dusty in the short-lived syndicated sitcom "Dusty's Trail"
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Reprised Gilligan vocally in ABC animated series "The New Adventures of Gilligan"
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Played Junior in the CBS comedy adventure series for children "Far Out Space Nuts"
1977:
Appeared once again as Maynard G Krebs in the CBS pilot episode for a proposed revival series titled "Whatever Happened to Dobie Gillis?"
1978:
First of three TV-movie reunions produced by NBC, "Rescue from Gilligan's Island"
1979:
"The Castaways on Gilligan's Island" aired on NBC
1981:
NBC weighed in with final installment "The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island"
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Provided voice of Gilligan once again for the animated children's series "Gilligan's Planet"
1985:
Appeared in "The Foreigner" at Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ
1988:
Once again reprised Krebs in "Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis" (CBS)
1994:
Appeared in an episode of "Roseanne" that spoofed "Gilligan's Island"
1997:
With wife Dreama, hosted "Weekend with Denver and Denver", broadcast in West Virginia
1998:
Arrested for possession of marijuana in June

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