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Wally Cleaver on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ Dies at 77


You can still see the show that made him famous every day on little old tv show channels like Decades or MeTv.  Leave it to Beaver was such a classic that its ran 60 years later.

Tony Dow, the actor and director best known for playing the stalwart older brother Wally Cleaver to Jerry Mathers’ Beaver in the iconic series “Leave It to Beaver,” has died. He was 77.

His official Facebook page posted that he died Tuesday morning. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that we share with you the passing of our beloved Tony this morning. Tony was a beautiful soul – kind, compassionate, funny and humble,” read the message from his management team.