Dawn Wells, wholesome castaway on ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ dies of COVID-19 at 82

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Dawn Wells, wholesome castaway on ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ dies of COVID-19 at 82

The cast of “Gilligan’s Island” in 1978: from left, Russell Johnson, as the professor; Jim Backus as Thurston Howell III; Natalie Schafer, as Mrs. Howell III; Alan Hale Jr., as the skipper; Bob Denver, as Gilligan; Judith Baldwin replacing original cast member Tina Louise, as Ginger, and Dawn Wells, as Mary Ann. Wells died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19, her publicist said.

Dawn Wells, wholesome castaway on ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ dies of COVID-19 at 82

The cast of “Gilligan’s Island” in 1978: from left, Russell Johnson, as the professor; Jim Backus as Thurston Howell III; Natalie Schafer, as Mrs. Howell III; Alan Hale Jr., as the skipper; Bob Denver, as Gilligan; Judith Baldwin replacing original cast member Tina Louise, as Ginger, and Dawn Wells, as Mary Ann. Wells died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19, her publicist said.
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