Theodore 'The Beaver' Cleaver

Character

Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver is the fictional title character in the television series Leave It to Beaver. Originally played by Jerry Mathers, seven-year-old ("almost eight") Beaver is the son of June and Ward Cleaver (Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont) and the brother of 13-year-old Wally Cleaver (Tony Dow).

The Beaver prefers "messin' around" with his pals and reading comic books to attending church or taking dance lessons. Most episodes in the series feature the Beaver getting into trouble at home, in school, or around the neighborhood and then receiving timely and appropriate moral instruction from his father regarding his misbehavior.

Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver is the fictional title character in the television series Leave It to Beaver. Originally played by Jerry Mathers, seven-year-old ("almost eight") Beaver is the son of June and Ward Cleaver (Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont) and the brother of 13-year-old Wally Cleaver (Tony Dow).

The Beaver prefers "messin' around" with his pals and reading comic books to attending church or taking dance lessons. Most episodes in the series feature the Beaver getting into trouble at home, in school, or around the neighborhood and then receiving timely and appropriate moral instruction from his father regarding his misbehavior.

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