Tony Dow Alive:'Leave It to Beaver' star Tony Dow Is Not Dead Despite Report

According to TMZ, Dow, who played Wally Cleaver on the 1950s-era sitcom Leave It to Beaver, is currently in hospice and still breathing.

‘Leave It to Beaver’ actor Tony Dow is in hospice care, his wife and son say

Both said that the famed actor was in hospice, with his son Christopher telling Fox that his father was “in his last hours.”

“This is a difficult time,” Christopher Dow told Fox. “Yes he is still alive but in his last hours. Under hospice care.”

Saying she’s been “a little fuzzy” with the grief surrounding the moment, Lauren told Pennacchio she felt “foolish” and apologized for the miscommunication.

His gentle voice and unpretentious manner was immediately comforting and you could not help but love him.

Lauren says she ‘loves and adores’ her husband of 42 years with all of  her heart.”

A cause of death wasn’t given in the post, although there was a report that he had died of complications from liver cancer.

But Tuesday afternoon, Dow’s page posted an update that clarified that he was still alive but was “not doing well.”

Tony’s son Christopher and his daughter-in-law Melissa have also been by his side comforting him, and we will keep you posted on any future updates.”

Dow was diagnosed with cancer several years ago, and his wife announced in May that it had returned.