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Names from Gilligan's Island

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Names from the popular 1960's TV show Gilligan's Island. by GingerG

Willy Gilligan

The main character. First mate to the Skipper. Played by Bob Denver. His first name, Willy, was only used once on an un-aired episode.

Jonas Grumby

The Skipper. Mostly called "Skipper" on the show. Played by Alan Hale, Jr.

Thurston J.

The Millionaire. Played by Jim Backus. Jim Backus was also the voice of Mr. Magoo.

Eunice Wentworth

The Millionaire's wife. Called "Lovey" by her husband. Played by Natalie Schafer.

Ginger Grant

The Movie Star. Patterned after Marilyn Monroe. Played by Tina Louise.

Mary Ann

The Girl Next Door. Played by Dawn Wells.

Roy Hinkley

The Professor (high school science teacher). Played by Russell Johnson.

S.S. Minnow

Name of the boat that got shipwrecked. Jokingly named after Newton Minow, chairman of the FCC at the time, who called television "America's vast wasteland."

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