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The world according to Dawn Wells, a.k.a. 'Gilligan Island's' Mary Ann
The world according to Dawn Wells, a.k.a. 'Gilligan Island's' Mary Ann

Ever since the premiere of the CBS sitcom "Gilligan's Island" 50 years ago, people have been asking the burning question: Ginger or Mary Ann? While some fans of the broad comedy series about seven archetypal castaways shipwrecked on an "uncharted desert isle" prefer Ginger, the va-va-va-voom actress played by Tina Louise, even more seem to gravitate toward Mary Ann, the cornfed Kansas farm girl with the heart of gold portrayed by Dawn Wells. "It's amazing to see what the 45-year-old man who is now raising children is saying to me," said Wells, a vital 75, in a recent interview at her comfy Valley Village home. "'You were my fantasy. You...

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