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Hugh Beaumont

Hugh Beaumont
Hugh Beaumont in his portrayal of Ward Cleaver in Leave It to Beaver
Personal information
Birth nameEugene Hugh Beaumont
Birth dateFebruary 16, 1909
Place of birthEudora, Kansas
Date of deathMay 14, 1982(age 73)
Death placeMunich, Germany
OccupationFilm, TV, radio actor
SpouseKathryn Adams Doty (1942 1974)

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Eugene Hugh Beaumont (February 16, 1909 May 14, 1982) was an American actor and television director. He was also licensed to preach by the Methodist church. Beaumont is best known for his portrayal of Ward Cleaver, the husband of June Cleaver (Barbara Billingsley) and the father of Wally (Tony Dow) and Beaver (Jerry Mathers) on the television series, Leave It to Beaver (1957 1963).

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