Star of the series Gilligan’s Island. Actress Dawn Wells dies of coronavirus

Dawn Wells (Photo: Still from the TV series Gilligan's Island)

American actress and producer Dawn Wells, best known for her role as Mary Ann in the comedy series Gilligan’s Island, has passed away at the age of 82.

In Ells died in her apartment in Los Angeles. The cause of death was complications caused by coronavirus infection.

Dawn Wells was the Miss Nevada titleholder and represented her state in the 1959 Miss America pageant.

She starred in more than 150 television shows, but the actress gained popularity after filming the Sherwood Schwartz series Gilligan’s Island in 1964.