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Why did they call Jerry Mathers the Beaver?

Last Updated: 7th June, 2020

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It was not until the finale that the writers invented an explanation for the nickname; i.e., as a young child, Wally mispronounced Beaver's given name - Theodore - as "Tweeter" and this become "Beaver." Mathers opined that after 6 years and 234 episodes, the writers could have come up with a better origin story.

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Just so, how old is the beaver?

Jerry Mathers was a 9-year-old show business veteran when Leave It to Beaver premiered 54 years ago this week, with Mathers playing everyone's favorite little brother, the irrepressible Theodore "Beaver" Cleaver.

Furthermore, what was Wally Cleaver's real name? Tony Dow as Wally Cleaver in the first episode, "Beaver Gets 'Spelled". Wallace "Wally" Cleaver is a fictional character in the iconic American television sitcom Leave It to Beaver.

Also to know is, what is Jerry Mathers worth?

Jerry Mathers is an American actor who appears on television, film, and stage. His career lasts from 1952 up until now and ensured Jerry Mather net worth of $7 million according to richestnetworth.org.

Who is Gallagher Leave it to Beaver?

GALLAGHER: Rock Rapids homeowner snoozed through Beaver's visit. SALE! Subscribe for $1/mo. Kenneth Barker, left, poses with "Leave it to Beaver" star Jerry Mathers, right, Saturday following Rock Rapids' annual Heritage Day parade, where Mathers served as grand marshal.

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