Actor Bob Denver dies at 70Actor Bob Denver, whose portrayal of goofy first mate Gilligan on the 1960s television show "Gilligan's Island" made him an iconic figure to generations of TV viewers, died on Sept. 2. He was 70. Denver died at Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital in North Carolina of complications from treatment he was receiving for cancer. Denver had also undergone quadruple heart bypass surgery earlier this year. Denver's wife, Dreama, and his children Patrick, Megan, Emily and Colin were with him when he died.
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