Despite representatives affirming his death, Tony Dow, who played Wally Cleaver on 'Leave It to Beaver,' is still alive

Despite representatives affirming his death, Tony Dow, who played Wally Cleaver on 'Leave It to Beaver,' is still alive

According to The New York Times, Dow's representative did not release an accurate statement on Facebook, and he is alive and well

Variety also published the obituary following Dow's team's confirmation of his death 

Further comment has been requested from his representatives by Variety.

His son Christopher Dow wrote on the family's Facebook page: 

His son Christopher Dow wrote on the family's Facebook page: "This is a difficult time.". Dad is at home, receiving hospice care, and is near the end of his life.

As well as many friends who have visited him, my wife and I are by his side. He has a fighting heart.