Dawn Elberta Wells was an American actress who played the role of Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom Gilligan’s Island. She was crowned Miss Nevada in 1959 and represented her state in the Moss America 1960 pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
According to the mass media, the actress was 82 years old and died on December 29th, 2020. Her publicist, Harlan Boll, said that the actress died of causes related to the novel coronavirus, SARS-COV-2. “America’s favorite castaway, Dawn Wells, passed peacefully this morning, in no pain as a result of complications due to Covid,” Boll said. (see more on the next page)