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Tony Dow Biography

Birth Name:
Tony Lee Dow
Birth Place:
Hollywood, California, United States
Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, sculptor

Fast Facts

  • Is the son of Hollywood stuntwoman Muriel Dow, who was actress Clara Bow's double
  • Was a decorated swimmer and diver as a youth
  • Has worked as a director, builder, producer and sculptor
  • As a sculptor, has shown at numerous galleries and festivals; his "Unarmed Warrior" sculpture appeared at an exhibition at the Louvre in 2008
  • Remained close to his Leave It to Beaver cast mates after the show went off the air: Barbara Billingsley, his TV mom, had one of his sculptures displayed at her home
  • Was diagnosed with clinical depression; has appeared in self-help videos on the subject


  • Carol Marlow -- Ex-wife
  • Muriel Dow -- Mother
  • Christopher Dow -- Son
  • Lauren Dow -- Wife