By Pat Saperstein/Variety
Dawn Wells, who starred as “good girl” Mary Ann in popular 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19 in Los Angeles. She was 82.
Attired in her ubiquitous gingham dress, which is on display at the Hollywood museum, the Mary Ann character played the demure foil to Tina Louise’s suggestive evening dress-clad Ginger. Both women were subjected
A native of Reno, Wells also appeared in “77 Sunset Strip,” “Maverick,” “Bonanza,” “The Joey Bishop Show” and “Hawaiian Eye.”
Publicist Harlan Boll announced her death.