Tony Lee Dow is an American film producer, director, sculptor, and television actor. He is best known for his role in the television sitcom Leave It to Beaver, which ran in primetime from 1957 to 1963. Dow played Wally Cleaver, the older son of June and Ward Cleaver, and the brother of Theodore “Beaver” Cleaver. It seems he has recently been diagnosed with cancer.
Tony Dow, the former child star from the hit sitcom “Leave It to Beaver,” has been diagnosed with cancer. Tony and his wife, Lauren, recently announced Tony’s diagnosis and expressed their heartbreak. The couple did not specify the type of cancer Tony is battling, but they are grateful for fans’ prayers in advance.
Tony’s health is once again a major concern. He was admitted to the hospital in August with pneumonia, which the family assured us was unrelated to COVID. 77-year-old Tony is best known for playing Beaver’s older brother, Wally Cleaver, for the entire run of the sitcom from 1957 to 1963, appearing in all 234 episodes.
In later years, he also played Wally in various ‘Beaver’ revivals and spinoffs. Dow starred in shows such as “The Greatest Show on Earth” and “Never Too Young.” Tony is regarded as one of Hollywood’s good guys. Let’s hope he can beat this.
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