According to Judy Twersky, a longtime friend of Dow's, he was still alive as of 3:30 p.m. ET, when she spoke to Dow's wife, Lauren Dow.

On his Facebook account, Christopher Dow shared an update that his father is severely ill and is having a difficult time.

Taking to her Facebook account, Lauren Shulkind addressed her fans and friends and wrote that she had a piece of awful news to share with all.

Tony Dow is an American actor, producer and writer.

Leave It to Beaver star Tony Dow is still alive and fighting after it was mistakenly reported that the actor had died on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

In a note marked as a "immediate update" on the Facebook page, Dow's representative Frank Bilota and Renny James said,

Dow and his wife Lauren announced in May that his cancer, which he had been diagnosed with years before, had returned.

He is survived by his wife Lauren and two children.