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Tony Dow, known for playing Wally Cleaver on “Leave It to Beaver,” dead at 77
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Tony Dow, known for playing Wally Cleaver on “Leave It to Beaver,” dead at 77

Tony Dow, known for his role as Wally Cleaver in the iconic 1950s TV series "Leave It to Beaver," died Wednesday morning, his family confirmed in a statement posted on his official Facebook page. He was 77 years old."Tony passed away earlier this morning, with his loving family at his side to see him through this journey," the statement said. "We know that the world is collectively saddened by the loss of this incredible man. He gave so much to us all and was loved by so many." Cast of the television show "Leave It To Beaver," circa 1959. Clockwise (from top): Tony Dow, Hugh Beaumont, Jerry Mathers and Barbara Billingsley. Getty Images Dow had been in hospice care after a r...