‘Leave It to Beaver’ star Tony Dow, who played Wally Cleaver, dead at 77
Tony Dow, who delighted audiences as big brother Wally Cleaver on the '50s and '60s sitcom “Leave It to Beaver,” died Tuesday at age 77. The actor announced in May that he was battling cancer, and in an update last week, Dow’s management team said he was experiencing complications from the disease. “Tony was a beautiful soul — kind, compassionate, funny and humble. It was truly a joy to just ...news.yahoo.com
Tony Dow on life beyond "Leave It to Beaver"
Beginning at age 12, he played Wally Cleaver, the polite, trustworthy "All-American" big brother on the classic sitcom. But for years Tony Dow was dogged by feelings of depression – and now, through his art, he addresses the struggles that life often presents.cbsnews.com
Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell on 'Leave It to Beaver, dies
Osmond, who played the two-faced teenage scoundrel Eddie Haskell on TVs Leave it to Beaver, has died. (AP Photo/Wally Fong, File)LOS ANGELES Ken Osmond, who on TVs Leave It to Beaver, played two-faced teenage scoundrel Eddie Haskell, a role so memorable it left him typecast and led to a second career as a police officer, died Monday. Osmond died in Los Angeles at age 76, his family said. Osmond returned to making guest appearances on TV shows including The Munsters in the late 1960s, but found he was so identified with Eddie Haskell that it was hard to land roles. He would soon give up acting and become a Los Angeles police officer for more than a decade.