Dawn Wells, famously known as Mary Ann from Gilligan’s Island, has passed away. Per TMZ, the beloved actress died from COVID-19 on Wednesday (12/29).
Dawn was one of the two surviving members of Gilligan’s Island. Tina Louise, who played Ginger, is now the only cast member alive. The show aired from 1964 to 1967.
Besides playing Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island, Wells starred in over 150 shows and movies, including The Wild Wild West and Bonanza. She also performed on Broadway.
Dawn Wells was 82-years-old.
25 Reasons that 2020 Sucked
Canceled - Coronavirus canceled everything. Weddings, concerts, travel plans, birthday celebrations, group functions — you named it, and COVID-19 ruined it.
Pakistan Flight 8303 Crash - On May 22, Pakistan flight 8303 crashed, leading to 97 deaths.
Stock Market Crash - The U.S stock market took a hit on March 16. It fell 2,997 points, which was the biggest drop since 1987.
Breonna Taylor's Death - Breonna Taylor was murdered in Louisville, Kentucky, by police offers on March 13, 2020.
Rihanna Disappointment - Rihanna fans had to go through another year of no new music from the singer. We are all still waiting, Rihanna...
Megxit - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced they would step back as senior members of the British royal family.
Kelly Clarkson Divorce- The news about Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock's divorce became public on June 11.
California Fires - Not only were there problematic wildfires in California throughout the year, but there was also another fire in September after a gender-reveal went terribly wrong. Typical 2020 nonsense.
Kelly Preston's Death - Kelly Preston passed away on July 12 after a battle with breast cancer.
Ellen DeGeneres Drama - Multiple allegations came out about Ellen DeGeneres and her TV show regarding sexual misconduct, racism, and bullying on her show.
George Floyd's Death - George Floyd was killed on May 25 after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. This lead to demonstrations, protests, and riots around the world.
Olympics Postponed - 2020 was so bad that many probably forgot that the Tokyo Olympics was supposed to take place in the summer.
Donald Trump Impeached - Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, was officially impeached on January 16, 2020.
Coronavirus - We, unfortunately, all know the details about this one. Coronavirus was officially declared a pandemic in March, and 2020 has gone downhill ever since.
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister's Death - The 'Friday' actor passed away on December 10. He has coronavirus months before he died.
Alex Trebek's Death - After a long battle with pancreatic cancer, Alex Trebek passed away on November 8.
Sean Connery's Death - Sean Connery died on October 31 from pneumonia and heart failure.
Eddie Van Halen's Death - Eddie passed away on October 6, 2020 after a long battle with cancer.
Naya Rivera's Death - 'Glee' actor Naya Rivera tragically passed away while boating with her son on Lake Peru in California.
Australian Bushfires - The Australian fires began in December of 2019 but continued into 2020. They led to 47 million acres being burned, several people dying, and over 500 million animals killed.
Chadwick Boseman's Death - The 'Black Panther' actor passed away after a fight with colon cancer.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Death - The Notorious R.B.G passed away on September 18, 2020, from pancreatic cancer complications.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's loss - Chrissy Teigen announced in October that she and husband John lost their newborn baby, Jack.
Kobe Bryant's Death - The helicopter crash and death of Kobe and Gianna Bryant on January 26, 2020, set the tone for the horrible year that was to come.