Caption: Bob Denver at event of The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards (2004)
Born: January 9, 1935
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Known for: Gilligan's Island (1964), The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1959), The Good Guys (1968), Dusty's Trail (1973)
Bob Denver was attending college at Loyola-Marymount University, in Los Angeles, when he got into acting. At first, Denver wasn't sure he wanted to be an actor, but gradually gave in, deciding that's what he was going to do for a career. Before he became established, he worked as a mailman and teacher. He then got a screen test for the part of ...