Tony Dow


Tony Dow, the Star of 'Leave It to Beaver' and 'Mr. Novak,' Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer

The 77-year-old actor Tony Dow, who cemented himself in television history with his role as Wally Cleaver in Leave It to Beaver and appearances in shows like Mr. Novak and The Love Boat, issued a worrisome health update on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Tony, who won two BAFTA TV Awards with Only Fools and Horses, recently received a cancer diagnosis. The star, who earned accolades for his impeccable acting and artistic talents, shared the news via a Facebook post co-signed by his wife.

Leave It to Beaver Star Tony Dow Diagnosed with Cancer

Former child star Tony Dow has been diagnosed with cancer, he and his wife, Lauren Shulkind, announced Thursday. TMZ reported the news, sharing that the couple is heartbroken. Though they did not specify the cancer Dow has been diagnosed with, they thanked fans in advance for prayers. A representative for...

Tony Dow, Leave it to Beaver Star and Star Trek Director, Diagnosed With Cancer

Leave it To Beaver star Tony Dow has revealed that he has been diagnosed with cancer. TMZ obtained a statement from the actor and his wife Lauren about his condition. They thanked fans for their prayers and did not specify which kind of cancer it was. People on social media are already chiming in with messages of encouragement. Last August, Dow was admitted to a New York hospital with pneumonia. Back then, people were worried that it was COVID. But, he turned out negative. However the rush of patients suffering from the Delta variant of COVID-19 caused him to have to stay in the emergency room for 24. After that period, a room became available for him.