Natalie Schafer

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Birthday
5, 1900
Birthplace
Red Bank, NJ
Death Date
Apr 10, 1991 (90)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1900
Birthplace
Red Bank, NJ
Death Date
Apr 10, 1991 (90)

About

Actress who played Lovey Howell, a millionaire's wife, On Gilligan's Island and who often played other elegant feminine roles.

Before Fame

She agreed to do the pilot for Gillian's Island in 1964 just for the Hawaii trip.

Trivia

She appeared in supporting roles on Broadway production including Lady in the Dark and The Doughgirls, though most of her roles were in shortlived productions.

Family Life

She was married to Louis Calhern, an actor also typically cast in the old-money, upper-class roles.

Associated With

After her death, some said her fortune was left to co-star Dawn Wells (who played Mary Ann), though Wells herself never commented on this.