Tony Dow Net Worth 2022 (Actor), Biography, Family & More

Tony Dow in cap and googles
Actor Tony Dow

Tony Dow net worth 2022 is $5 million. He was a very famous American Actor, producer, director better known for his work in  television sitcom Leave It to Beaver, which ran in primetime from 1957 to 1963.

Tony Dow Biography

Tony Dow was brought into this world on April 13, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, US and died on July 26, 2022. He had more than 11.3k followers on Instagram – tonydowofficial.

Dow played Wally Cleaver, the more seasoned child of June (played by Barbara Billingsley) and Ward (played by Hugh Beaumont) Cleaver, and the more seasoned sibling of Theodore “Beaver” Cleaver (played by Jerry Mathers).

From 1983 to 1989, Dow repeated his job as Wally in a TV film and in The New Leave It to Beaver.

Personal Details

Real NameTony Lee Dow 
Age77 years
Date of Birth13 April, 1945
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, US
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director
Zodiac SignAries


FatherJohn Stevens
MotherMuriel Montrose
SiblingsNot Known
WifeLauren Shulkind (M. 1980)
Carol Marlow (M. 1969–1980)
ChildrenChristopher Dow


SchoolDefense Information School
Van Nuys High School
UniversityYet To Update
QualificationYet To Update

Physical Statistics

Height5’8 Feet
173 cm
1.73 m
Weight75 Kgs
165 Pounds
Hair ColorWhite
Eye ColorBlue

Early Life

Tony Dow was brought into the world in Hollywood, California, to John Stevens Dow, Jr. (1908-1987), a planner and general project worker, and Muriel Virginia Dow (née Montrose) (May 27, 1906 – April 30, 2001), a stand in early Westerns and Clara Bow’s film twofold in Hollywood. In his childhood, Dow prepared as a swimmer and was a Junior Olympics jumping champion. He won the job of Wally Cleaver in Leave It to Beaver in a projecting call with basically no acting experience.

Personal Life

Tony Dow wedded Lauren Shulkind in June 1980.

Dow (top) with his Leave It to Beaver co-stars (L-R): Hugh Beaumont, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers, around 1959
During the 1990s, Dow uncovered that he has experienced clinical despondency. He has since featured in self improvement recordings chronicling this fight, including the 1998 Beating the Blues.

Tony Dow turned into a stone carver, making conceptual bronze models. He said about his work, “The figures are conceptual and not intended to address reality yet rather the reality of the connections as I see and feel them. I find the wood in the slopes of Topanga Canyon and each piece develops from my psyche. I produce restricted releases of nine bronzes utilizing the lost wax process from molds of the first burl sculpture.”

One of Tony Dow’s bronze pieces was in plain view in the terrace nursery of Barbara Billingsley, who played his mom on Leave It to Beaver. He was picked as one of three stone carvers to show at the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts presentation, in the Carrousel du Louver, in Paris, France, in December 2008. He addressed the United States appointment, which was made out of specialists from the Karen Lynne Gallery. His theoretical displayed at the Louver was named “Unarmed Warrior”, a bronze figure of a lady holding a safeguard.


Tony Dow kept on performing on Leave It to Beaver for a very long time, until the series finished in 1963. From that point forward, he showed up on other TV programs, including My Three Sons, Dr. Kildare, The Greatest Show on Earth, Never Too Young, and on five episodes of Mr. Novak in three unique jobs. Then, at that point, from 1965 to 1968, he served in the National Guard, interfering with his acting vocation. On his re-visitation of acting, he was a visitor star in the TV series Adam-12, Love American Style, Knight Rider, Square Pegs, The Mod Squad, The Hardy Boys, and Emergency!

During the 1970s, Tony Dow kept acting while at the same time working in the development business and concentrating on news coverage and filmmaking.

From 1983 to 1989, Dow repeated his job as Wally Cleaver in a gathering TV film and in a resulting series The New Leave It to Beaver.

In 1987, Tony Dow was respected by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star Lifetime Achievement Award for his job as Wally Cleaver.

Dow’s latest screen appearance was in the 2003 film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star.

In April 2019, Dow was seen elevating the Leave It To Beaver TV series and other exemplary TV series on the MeTV broadcasting company.

In 1986, Tony Dow composed an episode of The New Leave It to Beaver. In 1989, he made his presentation as a chief with an episode of The New Lassie, trailed by episodes of Get a Life, Harry and the Hendersons, Coach, Babylon 5, Crusade, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He filled in as the special visualizations boss for Babylon 5. In 1996, he gave special visualizations to the Fox TV film Doctor Who.

Death Of Legend

Tony Dow, the entertainer and chief most popular for playing the sturdy more established sibling Wally Cleaver to Jerry Mathers’ Beaver in the notorious series “Pass on It to Beaver,” has kicked the bucket. He was 77.

His authority Facebook page posted that he passed on Tuesday morning. “It is with a very weighty heart that we share with you the death of our adored Tony earlier today. Tony was a lovely soul – kind, humane, entertaining and humble,” read the message from his supervisory crew.

Tony Dow and his significant other Lauren declared in May that his malignant growth, which he had been determined to have a long time previously, had returned.

Tony Dow was brought into the world in Hollywood and his mom was an early stand-in and twofold for Clara Bow. He was a Junior Olympics plunging champion, however didn’t have much showbiz experience when he followed alongside a companion and wound up trying out for and winning the job of Wally. “Pass on it to Beaver” started circulating in 1957 and ran until 1963.

The well known highly contrasting sitcom, revolved around the common romanticized group of the time, followed the undertakings of naughty youthful Beaver, his functional sibling Wally, their underhanded companion Eddie Haskell, and their forbearing yet understanding guardians played by Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont.

The show’s essayists, Bob Mosher and Joe Connelly, put together the characters with respect to their own youngsters, consolidating such subtleties as Wally’s steady hair-brushing they saw in their own teens. As the show reached a conclusion, Wally was going to begin school while Beaver was prepared for secondary school.

Dow returned during the 1980s for the TV film “Still the Beaver” and series “The New Leave It to Beaver,” for which he likewise coordinated five episodes and thought of one.

He moved into composing, delivering and coordinating while at the same time proceeding to act, and helmed a few episodes of “Harry and the Hendersons,” “Mentor,” “Babylon 5,” “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” and an episode of “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.”

Later “Pass on It to Beaver,” Dow showed up on series including “General Hospital,” “Mr. Novak,” “Never Too Young,” “Lassie,” “Love, American Style,” “Square Pegs” and “The Love Boat,” on which he played himself. He likewise played himself in the 2003 parody “Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star,” which highlighted appearances of many previous youthful entertainers, and showed up in the John Landis production satire include “The Kentucky Fried Movie.”

Dow fought wretchedness in his 20s, making the self improvement video “Beating the Blues” to help other people, and later endure two episodes of malignant growth. He likewise turned into a stone worker and began a development organization.

He is made due by his significant other Lauren and two youngsters.