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Gilligan’s Island’ star Dawn Wells dies of COVID at age 82

Gilligan’s Island’ star Dawn Wells dies of COVID at age 82
Dawn Wells of "Gilligan's Island" is dead from COVID-19.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> Dawn Wells, the beloved actress who portrayed fan-favorite Mary Ann on “Gilligan’s Island,” has died of causes related to coronavirus.He said that there “is so much more to Dawn Wells” than her performance as the charming Mary Ann Summers, including her work as a teacher and motivational speaker.(Michael Tullberg/Getty Images) Wells starred as Mary Ann throughout the three-season run of “Gilligan’s Island” from 1964 to 1967.That was changed the next year, with screen credit and the song lyrics revised to “the professor and Mary Ann.

Dawn Wells in Los Angeles in 2019.Wells died Wednesday in Los Angeles at a living facility, according to her publicist, Harlan Boll.

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