Vale: Ken Osmond
US actor, best known for Leave It to Beaver, has died.
US actor Ken Osmond, best known for Leave It to Beaver, has died, aged 76.
“He was an incredibly kind and wonderful father,” his son confirmed. “He had his family gathered around him when he passed. He was loved and will be very missed.”
The cause of death is unknown.
Osmond played Eddie Haskell on both the original Leave It to Beaver, which debuted in 1957, and reprised the beloved role in The New Leave It to Beaver in 1983.
His other credits included like Lassie, Petticoat Junction, The Munsters, Wagon Train, Circus Boy, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose and Happy Days.
In 1970, Osmond joined the Los Angeles Police Department and retired in 1988.