Dawn Wells, Mary Ann On ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ Dies

Dawn Wells, best known for playing the girl-next-door castaway Mary Ann on the iconic TV comedy series Gilligan’s Island, died Wednesday morning in Los Angeles from 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.

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Dawn Wells Of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ Joins MeTV

Actress Dawn Wells has joined classic TV multicast network MeTV as the network’s first “marketing ambassador.” Famous and beloved for her role as Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island, Wells now sets sail to represent MeTV on the air and around the country. Wells will serve as the MeTV marketing ambassador for the coming year at a […]