'Gilligan's Island' ster Tina Louise bring hulde aan Dawn Wells

‘Gilligan's Island’ star Tina Louise pays tribute to Dawn Wells

Tina Louise is speaking out following the death of herGilligan’s Island” mede-ster Dawn Wells.

Louise, 86, the only remaining original cast member who is still living, said in a statement after the news of Wells death on Wednesday that she wassad to learn of Dawn’s passing.

“Ek sal altyd haar vriendelikheid met my onthou, Louise gesê. “Ons het deelgeneem aan die skepping van 'n kulturele baken wat gedurende hierdie moeilike tyd steeds vertroosting en glimlagte vir mense gebring het. Ek hoop dat mense haar sal onthou soos ek dit doen - altyd met 'n glimlag op haar gesig.”

Wel, who starred as the unapologetic “goeie meisie” Mary Ann Summers, died in Los Angeles from complications related to COVID-19on Wednesday morning, volgens haar publisis.

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Louise portrayed the glitzy Ginger Grant alongside Wells in the iconic TV series which aired from 1964 tot 1967 and in which Bob Denver played the title character.

Dawn Wells and Tina Louise appear in 'Gilligan's Island' in 1966. Wells died on Wednesday due to complications from the coronavirus, her publicist told Fox News.

Dawn Wells and Tina Louise appear in ‘Gilligan’s Island’ in 1966. Wells died on Wednesday due to complications from the coronavirus, her publicist told Fox News.

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Louise said in a 2019 interview with Nader weekliks that she adored how the sitcomrepresented this great escapein the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the tragic assassination of President John F. Kennedy and in the midst of an escalating Vietnam War.

When we first aired, our country was in turmoil,” Louise reflected, toevoeging, “I think people really needed an escape. Then we lost our beloved Martin Luther King and in a time of uncertainty, ‘Gilligan’s Island represented this great escape.

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Tina Louise, reg, and Dawn Wells co-starred on 'Gilligan's Island.'

Tina Louise, reg, and Dawn Wells co-starred on ‘Gilligan’s Island.(Photo by SGranitz/WireImage via Getty Images)

This sweet, silly show provided its fans with calm and joy in a frightening time and has continued to do so,” Louise continued.

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Well done television transports people into a fantasy and no matter what turmoil exists in the world, ‘Gilligan’s Island’ has provided that escape in an enduring way. Considering the state of everything these days, we should all be happy it’s still in reruns!”

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“Gilligan’s Island” word steeds in meer as die hele wêreld gekeur 30 tale. Benewens Louise, Wells en Denver, dit het Alan Hale Jr.. as die Skipper; Jim Backus en Natalie Schafer as welgestelde passasiers Thurston en Lovey Howell, en Russell Johnson as die professor.

Fox News’ Stephanie Nolasco and Melissa Roberto and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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