Tony Dow

Tony Dow

American actor, film director and film producer
Anthony Lee Dow was an American actor, film producer, director and sculptor. He portrayed Wally Cleaver in the iconic television sitcom Leave It to Beaver from 1957 to 1963.Wikipedia
BornApril 13, 1945
HometownLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Net worth$4 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseLauren Shulkind, Carol Marlow
ChildrenChristopher Dow
ParentsJohn Stevens Dow, Jr, Muriel Virginia Dow


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Tony Dow on a life of art post-"Leave It to Beaver"

Beginning at age 12, Tony Dow played Wally Cleaver, the polite, trustworthy "All-American" big brother on the classic sitcom "Leave It to Beaver." But for years Dow lived in the shadow of his adolescent stardom, and was dogged by feelings of depression. Dow talks with correspondent Jim Axelrod about looking beyond the curse of being linked forever to the character of Wally, and how, through creating art, and with the support of his wife, Lauren (also an artist), he addressed the struggles that life often presents.
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