Go away it to Beaver‘s iconic large brother Wally Cleaver, performed by Tony Dow, is reportedly nonetheless alive after a clumsy earlier report mentioned he’d already handed away. Tony’s administration group had posted to Fb on Tuesday, July 26, that the star, 77, had died, however the message has already been eliminated. Los Angeles reporter George Pennacchio claims he spoke with Tony’s spouse Lauren Dow, and now that the report has been walked again.
“Tony Dow continues to be alive,” George posted on to Fb Tuesday. “I had a dialog together with his spouse, Lauren. She is understandably distraught and grief-stricken about what’s been occurring with Tony’s well being battle these previous months. He’s been in hospice care at their dwelling, and primarily based on some well being points in a single day, Lauren inferred that Tony had handed away to some folks near her and the phrase rapidly unfold. Lauren admits she’s been ‘a little bit fuzzy’ lately – comprehensible.”
George defined additional, saying that Lauren feels dangerous concerning the miscommunication about Tony, who introduced by way of her in a imprecise Fb assertion in Might he was identified with most cancers. Final week, per The Chicago Tribune, the actor’s administration group acknowledged that his situation was deteriorating.
“She advised me she now feels ‘silly’ about what has transpired since his loss of life has been reported all over the world,” George continued within the Fb put up. “She additionally advised me, by way of her ache, ‘it’s of my very own doing.’ I advised her we all know it’s been a really disturbing time and folks perceive overwhelming grief. Lauren says she ‘loves and adores’ her husband of 42 years with all of her coronary heart. Whereas she did say he handed, she now understands the miscommunication and is sorry for inflicting a commotion on this difficult time.”
Tony’s son Christophe Dow reportedly advised Fox Information that whereas the actor continues to be alive, he’s in his “final” hours. “It is a troublesome time,” he advised Fox Information, per Deadline. “Sure, he’s nonetheless alive, however in his final hours; below hospice care.”
Tony performed all-American large brother Wally reverse Jerry Mathers‘ petulant Beaver within the TV sitcom traditional, which ran between 1957 and 1963.