Larry Rosen Bio, Wiki
Larry Rosen was best known for being the husband of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ actress, Dawn Wells Who Played Mary Ann in the series. It is being reported that she has died on December 30th, 2020 at 82 from COVID.
Larry Rosen & Dawn Wells
Wells married Larry Rosen, a talent agent, on October 27, 1962. The couple had no children and were divorced in 1967.
Dawn is survived by her stepsister, Weslee Wells.
Dawn Wells Fundraising
Bac in 2018, a friend launched a GoFundMe drive to help cover medical and other costs for Wells, although she protested she didn’t need the assistance. She did end up acknowledging her need and accepted more than $180,000 in donations.
“Wow! I am amazed at the kindness and affection I have received” in response to the fundraising drive, Wells said in a social media post at the time. She said a “dear friend” undertook it after a frank conversation.
She recounted musing to him, “’ Where did the time go? I don’t know how this happened. I thought I was taking all the proper steps to ensure my golden years. Now, here I am, no family, no husband, no kids, and no money.’”
Wells added in the post that she was grateful to her supportive fans and that her outlook remained positive.
Dawn Wells Death & Cause
Dawn Wells, who became a megastar by playing the sexy Mary Ann on “Gilligan’s Island” died on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020 from COVID. Wells was one of 2 surviving members of the cast … Tina Louise, who played Ginger on the show, is now the sole surviving cast member.
I think I speak for all Gen X that we grew up on Gilligan's Island. If not on everyday after school, every weekend we watched.
Dawn Wells is a loss to our childhood. pic.twitter.com/v32F7Nhzf6
— Danny Deraney (@DannyDeraney) December 30, 2020
The show only ran 3 years — from 1964-1967, but it became a cultural phenomenon. The show was all about the hijinks of survival and the interaction with the hilarious characters, including Professor Roy and a very rich couple, Lovey and Thurston Howell III.