“Leave It To Beaver” star Ken Osmond has died.
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Rest In Peace Ken Osmond, who played Eddie Haskell on Leave it to Beaver. After his years as a child actor, Ken went on to serve our community as an LAPD Officer. It’s a tough time for TV’s best characters. Last week it was Jerry Stiller who played Frank Costanza and this week Ken Osmond who played Eddie Haskell. Such a bummer. #kenosmond #eddiehaskell #restinpeace #leaveittobeaver #lapd #classictv #lawoman #lawomantours
“He was an incredibly kind and wonderful father,” Osmond’s son Eric said, Variety reported. “He had his family gathered around him when he passed. He was loved and will be very missed.”
Osmond’s former partner at the Los Angeles Police Department, Henry Lane, also confirmed the star’s death to the outlet. Lane claimed the actor suffered from respiratory issues. (RELATED: Jerry Seinfeld Says He ‘Never Adjusted’ Jerry Stiller’s ‘Perfect’ Performance As Frank Constanza)
Osmond, who is most known for his role as Eddie Haskell in “Leave It To Beaver,” began his acting career as a child. He landed his first role in “So Big” at the age of nine. He went on to appear in shows such as “Lassie,” “The Loretta Young Show” and “Fury.”
After his time on “Leave It To Beaver,” Osmond joined the LAPD in 1970. He retired from the force in 1988.
Osmond is survived by his wife and two sons.