Dawn Wells, iconic as all-American Mary Ann on the frothy sitcom Gilligan's Island in the '60s, died Wednesday morning in L.A. at 82, Extra reports. Wells in 2012 at the Hollywood Show (Image by Matthew Rettenmund) The cause of death was complications of COVID-19, a sad reminder that we are not through the pandemic yet. A…Read more
Remembering Mr. Sitcom: Sherwood Schwartz!
Today marks the 102nd anniversary of TV legend Sherwood Schwartz (1916-2011), the producer behind Gilligan's Island (1964-1967) on CBS and The Brady Bunch (1969-1974) on ABC. (more…)Read more
‘Gilligan’s Island’ Star Seeks GoFundMe Help — Mary Ann’s Broke
Dawn Wells turns 80 in October, but while she is gifted with what can only be described as ageless beauty, she's had her share of hard times. (more…)Read more
Forever Mary Ann! An Evening with Dawn Wells
I was lucky enough to attend an intimate February 22 dinner soirée held in NYC in honor of Dawn Wells (b. 1938) of Gilligan's Island (1964-1967) fame. (more…)Read more