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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 13 April 1945Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameTony Lee Dow
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tony Dow was born on April 13, 1945 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Tony Lee Dow. He is an actor and director, known for Leave It to Beaver (1957), The New Leave It to Beaver (1983) and General Hospital (1963). He has been married to Lauren Shulkind since June 16, 1980. They have one child. He was previously married to Carol Marie Theresa Marlow.

Spouse (2)

Lauren Shulkind (16 June 1980 - present) (1 child)
Carol Marie Theresa Marlow (14 June 1969 - 10 March 1980) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (13)

Tony Dow's mother, Muriel Montrose, was a stuntwoman in early Westerns, Clara Bow's double and a Mack Sennett Bathing Beauty.
Son, Christopher T. Dow (Christopher Dow), with Carol Marlow, born 26 March 1973.
In 1965 he joined the National Guard.
Was a junior Olympics diving champion.
In the 70s, he attended journalism school while working in contracting and construction.
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.
Lately he is involved in building luxury condominiums.
Is a modern art sculptor, and is represented exclusively by Karen Lynne Gallery in Beverly Hills. One of his bronze pieces is on display in the backyard garden of his one-time TV mom Barbara Billingsley. Now a grandfather, Tony and his wife Lauren live close to Billingsley.
Recently 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.
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.
His acting mentor was the late Barbara Billingsley.
Best known by the public for his role as Wallace "Wally" Cleaver on Leave It to Beaver (1957).
Topanga Canyon, California: living and working as a sculptor. [September 2012]

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