Tony Lee Dow was born April 13, 1945 in Hollywood, California. Even with almost no acting experience, he won the role of Wally Cleaver, and appeared in 234 episodes of the famous television show between 1957 and 1963.
Take a look at the two actors as boys — and see what the men look like as adults!
Young Tony Dow and Jerry Mathers on Leave it to Beaver
Jerry Mathers and Tony Dow of Leave it to Beaver as adults in 2008
Grown-up Jerry & Tony / Beaver & Wally in 2015
Jerry Mathers with Johnny Galecki on the set of Big Bang Theory
2013, photo courtesy JerryMathers.com
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