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Leave It to Beaver’s Barbara Billingsley Dead at 94

Barbara Billingsley, the mom on Leave It to Beaver, died at age 94 today in Santa Monica. "America's favorite mother is now gone. I feel very fortunate to have been her 'son,'" actor Tony Dow, who played Wally Cleaver, said in a statement. "We were wonderful friends and I will miss her very much. My deepest sympathies to her sons, Glenn and Drew, and her entire family." [CNN]

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