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‘Leave It to Beaver’ star Tony Dow’s Facebook page deletes post announcing his death

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                                Tony Dow, actor, director and artist, poses at his home and studio, in September 2012, in the Topanga area of Los Angeles.

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    Tony Dow, actor, director and artist, poses at his home and studio, in September 2012, in the Topanga area of Los Angeles.

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                                Members of the original cast of the “Leave It To Beaver” television series pause during the filming of a TV special, “Still The Beaver,” in Los Angeles in December 1982. From left to right are Ken Osmond, Tony Dow, Babara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers.

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    Members of the original cast of the “Leave It To Beaver” television series pause during the filming of a TV special, “Still The Beaver,” in Los Angeles in December 1982. From left to right are Ken Osmond, Tony Dow, Babara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers.

An obituary of the actor Tony Dow was published in error.

The New York Times based the confirmation of his death on a Facebook post by his representatives, which has since been deleted.

This article originally appeared in The New York Times.

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