Bob Denver

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Birth Name: Robert Osbourne Denver

Date of Birth: January 9, 1935

Place of Birth: New Rochelle, New York, U.S.

Date of Death: September 2, 2005

Place of Death: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.

Ethnicity: Irish, possibly English

Bob Denver was an American actor. He is known for his role as Gilligan on the series Gilligan’s Island.

Bob was the son of Marion Regia Betty and Arthur Leo Denver.

Bob’s paternal grandfather was named William L. Denver (the son of James Denver and Mary). William was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Bob’s paternal grandmother was named Helen Newman. Helen was born in New York.

Bob’s maternal grandfather was David F. Osborne (the son of William John Osborne and Rose Anna MacDonald). David was born in New York, to Irish parents.

Bob’s maternal grandmother was named Mary A. Connolly. Mary was born in New York, to an Irish mother.

Sources: Genealogies of Bob Denver –

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