Johnson, who played the role of Professor Roy Hinkley a.k.a. "Professor," is survived by his wife, Connie, daughter Kim, and stepson Court. Eisenstadt called the death "unexpected" and said that the actor got busy signing autographs over the holidays.
"He was very smart and very respectful. He was a nice, normal guy," Eisenstadt told E! News. Johnson is also the last surviving male cast from the iconic sitcom.
Born in November 10, 1924, Johnson enlisted in the U.S. Army as an aviation cadet after attending high school at Girard College - a boarding school in Philadelphia. Johnson earned a Purple Heart, an Air Medal, a Philippine Liberation Ribbon, and a World War II Victory Medal.
He then proceeded to study acting at the Actor's Lab in Hollywood. His first film was in a 1952 drama called “For Men Only,” where he played the roled of a fraternity leader. Johnson also played roles in "Law and Order," "It Came from Outer Space," "This Island Earth," "Attack of the Crab Monsters," and "The Space Children."
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