Tony Dow's official Facebook page posted an announcement, but the post has been deleted.

The post was about the passing of Legend Actor Tony Dow, now deleted.

One of his close and longtime friend Judy Twersky said he is still alive.

Lauren Dow, Tony Dow's wife told Twersky that he is still breathing and receiving hospice care.

The information provided was incorrect. Fans, relatives and everyone else was deeply saddened and shocked by the news.

Tony Lee Dow is an American actor, film producer, director, and sculptor.

 He is best known for his role in the television sitcom Leave It to Beaver. Show ran from 1957 to 1963.

From the show "Leave it to Beaver" he became a household name to millions of viewers.

Dow experienced undiagnosed depression from age 20 to age 40.

Dow said, once he accepted his diagnosis and began treatment, he found hope.

Dow continued to acting also directed   Henderson's, Coach and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

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