Dawn Wells Biography

  • Dawn Wells

    Quick Facts Of Dawn Wells

    Celebrated NameDawn Wells
    Age81 Years
    Nick NamePooter
    Birth NameDawn Elberta Wells
    Birth Date1938-10-18
    GenderFemale
    ProfessionActor
    Birth NationUnited States
    Place Of BirthReno, Nevada
    Height1.69 m
    Weight48 kg
    Eye ColorDark Brown
    Hair ColorDark Brown
    NationalityAmerican
    FatherJoe Wells
    MotherBetty Wells
    HoroscopeLibra
    EthnicityWhite
    Marital StatusMarried (Divorced)
    SpouseLarry Rosen
    Debut MovieThe New Intern
    Net Worth$50 thousand

  • 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’.

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