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Tony Dow was an American actor, director, and sculptor who had a net worth of $4 million at the time of his death. Tony Dow was best known for playing eldest son Wally Cleaver on the television sitcom ‘Leave it to Beaver’ from 1957 to 1963.

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  • Tony Dow was best known for his role as Wally Cleaver on the television sitcom 'Leave it to Beaver' from 1957 to 1963.
  • After 'Leave it to Beaver,' Dow continued his television career with appearances on shows like 'Never Too Young,' 'Mr. Novak,' and 'Emergency!'
  • In addition to acting, Tony Dow also had a successful directing career, working on shows like 'Babylon 5' and 'Coach.'
  • Dow also made appearances in films such as 'The Kentucky Fried Movie' and 'Back to the Beach.'
  • Outside of television and film, Dow pursued other interests including construction, journalism, and sculpting.

Basic Information About Tony Dow

CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Directors
ProfessionsTelevision Director, Actor, Film director, Film Producer
Net worth$4,000,000
Date of birth1945-04-13
Place of birthHollywood
Date of death2022-07-27 (aged 77)
NationalityUnited States of America
Spouse16 June - Lauren Shulkind (Β 1980 - present)Β (1 child)
14 June - Carol Marie Theresa Marlow (Β 1969 - 10 MarchΒ 1980)Β (divorced)Β (1 child)
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ IMDb

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Tony Dow roles

Movie / Series Role
The Kentucky Fried MovieWally (segment "Courtroom")
Dickie Roberts: Former Child StarTony Dow
Back to the BeachJudge #1
Knight RiderJulian Groves 1 episode, 1983
Star Trek: Deep Space NineDirector
Saturday Night LiveSelf (uncredited) unknown episodes
Murder, She WroteGordon Rogers 1 episode, 1987
Love, American StyleMarvin (segment "Love and the Only Child") 1 episode, 1971
My Three SonsGilbert Thornbury 1 episode, 1964
Mr. NovakGeorge / ... 5 episodes, 1963-1965
Emergency!Motorcycle Rider 1 episode, 1972
Freddy's NightmaresJohnny Travers 2 episodes, 1990
The Love BoatBarry Renner / ... 2 episodes, 1983-1987
The Mod SquadFrank Parks 1 episode, 1971
Dr. KildareBob Quincy 1 episode, 1963
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew MysteriesMason 1 episode, 1977
Get a LifeDirector
The New LassieDirector
Adam-12Cpl. Wayne Miller 1 episode, 1970
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction1 episode, 1998
Charles in ChargePreston 1 episode, 1989
Harry and the HendersonsDirector

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Interesting Facts about Tony Dow

  1. His mother, Muriel Montrose, was a stunt woman in early Westerns, Clara Bow's double and a Mack Sennett Bathing Beauty.
  2. Son Christopher Dow, with Carol Marlow, born March 26, 1973.
  3. Joined the US Army National Guard in 1965.
  4. Was a junior Olympics diving champion.
  5. In the 70s he attended journalism school while working in contracting and construction.
  6. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, he re-teamed with his Leave It to Beaver (1957) co-star Jerry Mathers and performed in dinner theatres.
  7. Involved in building luxury condominiums.
  8. Is a modern-art sculptor and represented exclusively by Karen Lynne Gallery in Beverly Hills, California, USA. One of his bronze pieces was on display in the backyard garden of his one-time TV mom Barbara Billingsley. Now a grandfather, he and his wife Lauren lived close to Billingsley before her 2010 death at age ninety-four.
  9. In 2007 the 62-year-old Dow, the 59-year-old Jerry Mathers and 91-year-old Barbara Billingsley celebrated the 50th anniversary of Leave It to Beaver (1957) by reuniting and inaugurating the 24-hour TV-Land marathon.
  10. One of his bronze sculptures was accepted at 2008's Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts, a 150-year-old art show staged annually at the Louvre in Paris, France.
  11. His acting mentor was the late Barbara Billingsley.
  12. Best known by the public for his role as Wallace "Wally" Cleaver on Leave It to Beaver (1957).
  13. Topanga Canyon, California: living and working as a sculptor. [September 2012]
  14. He has played the same character (Wally Cleaver) on three different series: Leave It to Beaver (1957), The Love Boat (1977) and Still the Beaver (1983).
  15. Profiled in the 2016 book "X Child Stars: Where Are They Now?" by Kathy Garver and Fred Ascher.

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  • Author: ABC Television
  • Date taken: 8 January 1960

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