Dawn Wells Biography

Dawn Wells

Quick Facts About Dawn Wells

Celebrated Name Dawn Wells
Age 83 Years
Nick Name Pooter
Birth Name Dawn Elberta Wells
Birth Date 1938-10-18
Gender Female
Profession Actor
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Reno, Nevada
Height 5 feet and 4 inches
Weight 48 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Nationality American
Father Joe Wells
Mother Betty Wells
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married (Divorced)
Spouse Larry Rosen
Debut Movie The New Intern
Net Worth $50 thousand
Source of Wealth Acting career
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Type Average
Religion Christianity
Famous For Being an American actress.
Best Known For For her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom "Gilligan's Island".
Death Date 30th December 2020
University University of Washington

The well-known American actress is Dawn Elberta Wells. She is famous as Dawn Wells. She is best known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom Gilligan's Island. She and Tina Louise are the last surviving regular cast members from that series. In the year 1959, Wells has crowned Miss Nevada and represented her state in the Miss America 1960 pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She is a very talented actress. 

Famous For

  • For her role as Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom "Gilligan's Island".

Gossip and Rumor

  • Dawn Wells the star of ‘Gillian’s Island’ is grateful for the fund raised by ‘GoFundMe’ page. The page was set up to help her cope with financial trouble in 2018. The fund raised is $130 thousand.
  • Gilligan's Island Star Dawn Wells 'Embarrassed' by GoFundMe.
  • Gilligan's Island star Dawn Wells, 79, accepts $200,000 raised by fans to cover her medical bills after 'losing all her money in the banking crisis' and suffering a broken knee in fall. The GoFundMe page, posted by her friend and hair stylist Dugg Kirkpatrick in August, has already raised $202,850, which her representatives said she would be 'gratefully accepting' on Monday. She has decided to gratefully accept the money and considerable effort is being made to see that it is used to the best possible usage.

Wells’s Early Life

Dawn Wells’s full name is Dawn Elberta Wells. She was born on 18th October 1938 at Reno, Nevada, the U.S. Her nationality is American. She was born to Joe Wells and Betty Wells. Her ethnicity is White. Her horoscope sign is Libra.

Moving towards her education, she attended Reno High School and later attended Stephens College. She majored in chemistry there.  She graduated in 1960 in theater arts and design from University of Washington.

Wells’s Body Features

Wells has got a very attractive and very hot body figure. With her charming smile, she attracts a lot of followers towards her. She has a tall height of 1.69 m and balanced weight of 48 kg. Her eye color is dark brown and the hair color is also dark brown. Overall, she has a balanced and healthy body.

Wells’s Career

  • In 1959, she was crowned ‘Miss Nevada’ and represented her state in the ‘Miss America’ 1960 pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • She made her debut on ABC's ‘The Roaring 20s’.
  • In 1960, she had small roles in the films ‘Palm Springs Weekend’ and ‘The New Interns’.
  • She played the role of Mary Ann on ‘Gilligan’s Island.’
  • In 1975, she was in the film named ‘Winter hawk’.
  • She also has featured in several other films like ‘The Town That Dreaded Sundown’ in 1976, ‘Return to Boggy Creek’ in 1977, ‘Soulmates’ in 1992, ‘Lover's Knot’ in 1996, ‘Super Sucker’ in 2002 and ‘Forever for Now’ in 2004.
  • In 1993, she published ‘Mary Ann's Gilligan's Island’ which is a Cookbook.
  • In 2008, she joined ‘Gilligan's Island’ creator Sherwood Schwartz in Los Angeles to enter in ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame’.
  • In 2011, she began filming ‘Silent but Deadly’ which is a comedy horror film and got released in 2012.
  • In 2013, she appeared on the ‘Celebrity Holiday Bash’ episode of Food Network's ‘Chopped’.
  • In 2014, she released her book ‘What Would Mary Ann Do? A Guide to Life’.
  • In 2016, she was named Marketing Ambassador to ‘MeTV’ Network.
  • In the year 2018, a Gofundme page was set up to help Wells cope with financial trouble.

Wells’s Personal Life

  • Relationship

Wells’s is the married woman. She married in 1962 to a talent agent Larry Rosen. The couple does not have a child. They got divorced in the year 1967. They only spent five years together and got separated. Currently, she is focusing on her career rather than being in a relationship. 

  • Net Worth

Wells’s net worth is estimated to be $50 thousand. She is earning a good amount of money from her career. The major source of income is from her acting career. The salary of Wells has not been disclosed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is earning a considerable amount of money from her career. She is enjoying her present life a lot from her earning. 

Did You Know?

  • In 2005, TV Guide ranked Wells No. 50 on its '50 Sexiest Stars of All Time' list.
  • She is also a spokeswoman for ‘Idaho Potatoes’.