‘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