Beloved actor and director Tony Dow, who reached rarefied Hollywood stardom status playing the hunky older brother Wally Cleaver to actor Jerry Mathers’ Beaver in the iconic 60’s series Leave It to Beaver is still alive, despite a Facebook message from Dow’s management team announcing early Tuesday that he passed.
“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 Facebook message from Dow’s management team.
The statement reporting Tony’s death that was posted on his official Facebook page Tuesday morning has now been removed. We spoke with Tony’s manager who says Tony’s wife, Lauren,