Almost everyone knows Gilligan's Island. But can anyone tell me his full name?
I do not think "Little Buddy" counts!
Can someone possibly provide a reference with Gilligan's full name?
When the first season of "Gilligan's Island" was released on DVD in 2004, it included a short documentary called "Before the Three Hour Tour." That piece featured materials from Sherwood Schwarz's first attempt to put the show together that indicated Gilligan's full name was to be: "Willy Gilligan." Schwarz purposely dropped that from the finished product. So, in the official "Gilligan's Island" universe, we never know.
Low quality clip from "Before the Three Hour Tour:"
"Gilligan Whitehead" might be his name, according to another's of Sherwood Schwartz's TV shows.
At the end of A Very Brady Sequel, a movie based on The Brady Bunch characters also created by Sherwood Schwartz, Carol Brady reveals that her first husband was a professor lost on a boat. Dr. Whitehead, played by John Hillerman, says, "and my son Gilligan was first mate on that boat."
Bob Denver is his real name. My source is: