‘Mary Ann’ Of Gilligan’s Island Dies of COVID

Dawn Wells, who played ‘Mary Ann’ on Gilligan’s Island has died of COVID-19.

“Dawn Wells, best known for playing the girl-next-door castaway Mary Ann on the iconic CBS comedy series Gilligan’s Island, died Wednesday morning in Los Angeles of complications due to Covid-19. She was 82.

Wells, who was Miss Nevada in the 1959 Miss America pageant, beat out 350 actresses for the role of Mary Ann Summers. She also appeared in more 150 series and several movies during her career as well as on Broadway.” [READ MORE]