Denver, Bob

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Bob Denver
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Name
Denver, Bob Gender: M
Robert Osbourne Denver
born on 9 January 1935 at 16:50 (= 4:50 PM )
Place New Rochelle, New York, 40n55, 73w47
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°44' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°22 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 20°50'



Biography

American actor in film and TV, a comedian best known for his role in two TV comedy series. Adept at portraying characters with eccentric personalities, he played Maynard G. Krebs, a worldly-wise, goateed beatnik who responded to any mention of labor with a falsetto screech, "work!" in "The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis," 1959. Dobie Gillis ran four seasons and he took off a year before reappearing as the befuddled Gilligan in "Gilligan's Island" 1964-67. The series was a hit for three years before phasing into endless reruns.

Denver made four marriages and produced five kids, with homes in Hawaii and in Las Vegas. He and his fourth wife, Dreama, were married in 1978. Their son Colin was born in 1984, severely brain-damaged whom they care for at home.

On 6/03/1998, Denver was arrested for possession of marijuana at his home in Princeton, WV after narcotics officers intercepted a package sent in the mails, with the help of drug-sniffing dogs. He claimed no knowledge of who would send him such a gift. On 8/27/1998 he pleaded no contest to drug possession and began six months of probation.

The 70-year-old actor underwent quadruple heart-bypass surgery in May 2005.

He died on September 2, 2005 at Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital in North Carolina from complications of cancer treatments

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Backus, Jim (born 25 February 1913). Notes: Co-stars on "Gilligan's Island"

Events

  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 1984 (Son Colin born brain-damaged)
  • Crime : Arrest 3 June 1998 (Arrested for receiving drugs through the mail)
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  • Crime : Trial dates 27 August 1998 (Pleaded No Contest to drug possession)
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  • Health : Medical procedure May 2005 (quadruple heart-bypass surgery)
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  • Death by Disease 2 September 2005 (complications of cancer treatments, age 70)
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Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Heart
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Bypass surgery)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Four)
  • Family : Parenting : Hardship - Little money (Raising a brain-damaged child)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids -Traumatic event (Son Colin)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Many Lives of Dobie Gillis, Gilligan's Island)

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