Actress Tina Lewis, forever attached to her partner Gilligan’s Island Camemet don Wells, remembered her today as “a very wonderful person”.
Wells died at the age of 82 due to complications from Kovid-19.
Louis has kept a low profile Gilligan’s Island Over the years, the decline to appear in any revival or reboot or even to discuss the show, which ended in 1967 but remains in syndication.
Speaking via Twitter and later to the New York Post, Louise said she wanted everyone to remember Wales’ sunshine controversy.
“Don was a very wonderful person. I want people to always remember him, who had a smile on his face, “Lewis told the New York Post.” There is nothing more important than family and he was family. He will always be remembered. “
Lewis heard the news of Wells’ passing during a phone call with a friend. “Nobody wants this kind of news – especially with this terrible disease, like this.”
He is now the last surviving member of the cast, making a “three-hour tour” a television milestone during 1964–1967.
“We were part of that amazing show that everyone loves and is a great source of comfort especially during these times,” Lewis said.
And in response to the “Ginger or Mary Ann” debate of that age, Lewis refused to choose. “Every person has a character. Everyone can identify with a different person, ”she said. “We were always a family. He had great fans. “
I will always remember Don’s kindness. We partnered to create a cultural milestone that has provided people with comfort and a smile in this difficult time. I hope people will remember what I do – always with a smile on his face. 4 pic.twitter.com/teFLyVv07C
– Tina Lewis (@TheTinaLouise) 31 December 2020