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Dawn Wells, “Gilligan’s Island” Star, Dies of COVID-19 Issues

FILE  (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s TV sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died. Her publicist says Wells died this morning in Los Angeles of causes related to COVID-19. Besides TV, film and stage acting credits, her other real-life roles included teacher and motivational speaker. Born in Reno, Nevada, Wells represented her state…