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Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann on ‘Gilligan’s Island’, dies from Covid-19

Dawn Wells, who parlayed her girl-next-door charm and wholesome beauty into enduring TV fame as the sweet-natured desert island castaway Mary Ann on the classic 1960s sitcom Gilligan’s Island, died on December 30 at age 82, her publicist said.Wells, who won the title of Miss Nevada in 1959 and competed in the Miss America contest, died from complications of Covid-19, publicist Harlan Boll said in a statement.Born in the gambling city of Reno, Wells played Kansas farm girl Mary Ann Summers, one…

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