Classic TV Stars Die

UNDATED (WIFR) -- Heavy hearts for many Antenna TV fans, as two stars from classic comedies died.

Russell Johnson died Thursday unexpectedly at the age of 89. He's best known as the professor on the popular 60's comedy Gilligan's Island.

Meantime a star of the early 70's also passed away.

Dave Madden's best known part was as band manager Rueben Kincade in the show The Partridge Family.Madden was 82 years old.

As a tribute 23.2 Antenna TV will be running a Partridge Family marathon this Saturday from Noon to 7 p.m.


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