‘Leave It to Beaver’ Star Tony Dow Still Alive, His Death Announced in Error

'Leave It to Beaver' star Tony Dow is still alive, despite statement from his management saying he died

The actor and director, best known for playing stalwart older brother Wally Cleaver to Jerry Mathers’ Beaver Cleaver, was still in hospice care Tuesday.

A further Facebook post to Dow's official page from his management team attributed the confusion to miscommunication.

"He has family and friends surrounding him," Christopher Dow said. "Thank you for keeping us in your prayers during this difficult time."

Tony Dow, the actor and director best known for playing Wally Cleaver in the iconic series “Leave It to Beaver,” is still alive,

Leave It to Beaver star Tony Dow is still alive and fighting after it was mistakenly reported that the actor had died on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

Dow’s son and management team cleared up the confusion on Tuesday night

attributing the error to the distraught state of Dow’s wife.

“This is a difficult time,” Dow’s son Christopher Dow wrote on the actor’s Facebook page.