Death of Barbara Billingsley

December 22, 1915 - October 16, 2010
Santa Monica, California | Age 94

Beaver Cleaver's TV mom dies
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CHRISTOPHER WEBER, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The affection people had for "Leave it to Beaver" many years after the series ended was a source of both surprise and satisfaction for Barbara Billingsley, who endeared herself to TV viewers with her gentle portrayal of the mother of Beaver and Wally.

"We knew we were making a good show, because it was so well written," Billingsley once said. "But we had no idea what was ahead. People still talk about it and write...

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