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'Leave It to Beaver' Star Tony Dow Hospitalized

'Leave It to Beaver' Star Tony Dow Hospitalized

Tony Dow has been hospitalized.

TMZ reports that the 76-year-old actor, best known for his role as Wally on Leave It to Beaver, is currently battling pneumonia.

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According to his wife Lauren, Tony was taken to the E.R. on Thursday (August 26) and does not have COVID-19, adding that he had been tested five times and all the results were negative.

“On behalf of Tony and myself we thank you for your concern for him,” she told the outlet.

Lauren also noted that Tony is on the mend and doctors think he could be released within the week.

The actor starred as Beaver’s big brother Wally from 1957-1963, reprising his role on The New Leave It to Beaver from 1983-1989. He went on to direct TV versions of Harry and the Hendersons, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, and the Swamp Thing series.

We wish Tony a speedy recovery!

Another famous television star was hospitalized this week.

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