Death of Bob Denver

January 9, 1935 - September 2, 2005
| Age 70

Bob Denver, TV's Gilligan, dies at age 70
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It was supposed to be just a three-hour tour and, if the critics had their way, "Gilligan's Island'' would have been forgotten after its three short seasons on television. But somewhere along the line in rerun eternity, television audiences fell in love with the goofy character of Gilligan played by Bob Denver, who died Friday at age 70.

It became a love affair that endured throughout the life of Denver, who died of complications related to cancer treatment at Wake Forest University...

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