Biography

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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 on the 1957-1963 television series Leave It to Beaver. He had earlier played the role of the private detective Michael Shayne in a series of films in the 1940s.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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 on the 1957-1963 television series Leave It to Beaver. He had earlier played the role of the private detective Michael Shayne in a series of films in the 1940s.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 87

Birthday 1909-02-16

Day of Death 1982-05-14

Place of Birth Kansas, USA

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Also Known As

  • Eugene Hugh Beaumont

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1970 The Most Deadly Game (1 episode)
1969 Medical Center (1 episode)
1967 Mannix (3 episodes)
1965 The Human Duplicators as Austin Welles
1963 Petticoat Junction (3 episodes)
1962 The Virginian (3 episodes)
1957 Leave It to Beaver (235 episodes) as Ward Cleaver
1957 Night Passage as Jeff Kurth
1956 The Mole People as Dr. Jud Bellamin
1956 My Friend Flicka (1 episode)
1954 Climax! (1 episode)
1954 Studio 57 (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (2 episodes)
1954 Public Defender (1 episode)
1953 Letter to Loretta (4 episodes)
1953 The Mississippi Gambler as Kennerly (uncredited)
1953 City Detective (1 episode)
1952 The Member of the Wedding as Minister (uncredited)
1952 Cavalcade of America (3 episodes)
1952 Night Without Sleep as John Harkness
1952 Hopalong Cassidy (1 episode)
1952 Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1952 Washington Story as Chaplain
1952 Wild Stallion as Capt. Wilmurt
1952 Phone Call from a Stranger as Tim Brooks
1952 Dangerous Assignment (3 episodes)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (2 episodes)
1951 Overland Telegraph as Brad Roberts
1951 Callaway Went Thataway as Mr. Adkins - Attorney (uncredited)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (3 episodes)
1951 Lost Continent as Robert Phillips
1951 Racket Squad (1 episode)
1951 Home Town Story as Bob MacFarland (uncredited)
1951 Roaring City as Dennis O'Brien
1951 Danger Zone as Dennis O'Brien
1951 The Last Outpost as Lt. Fenton
1951 Target Unknown as Officer
1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell as Policeman
1950 The Flying Missile as Maj. Wilson
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1950 Pier 23 as Dennis O'Brien
1950 A Date with Your Family as Narrator
1949 Tokyo Joe as Provost Marshal Major
1948 The Counterfeiters as Philip Drake
1948 Money Madness as Steve Clark
1948 Reaching from Heaven as Bill Starling
1947 Bury Me Dead as Michael Dunn
1947 Railroaded! as Police Sgt. Mickey Ferguson
1947 Too Many Winners as Michael Shayne
1947 Three on a Ticket as Michael Shayne
1946 Blonde for a Day as Michael Shayne
1946 Larceny in Her Heart as Michael Shayne
1946 The Blue Dahlia as George Copeland
1946 Murder Is My Business as Michael Shayne
1946 Tars and Spars as Captain
1945 Apology for Murder as Kenny Blake
1945 A Gun in His Hand as Police Academy Graduate (uncredited)
1945 I Love a Soldier as John
1945 Blonde from Brooklyn as Lieutenant (uncredited)
1945 The Lady Confesses as Larry Craig
1944 Practically Yours as Film-Cutter (uncredited)
1944 They Live in Fear as Instructor (uncredited)
1944 Strange Affair as Detective Carey
1944 The Seventh Cross as truck driver
1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War as Range Officer
1944 The Racket Man as Police Sgt. 'Irish' Duffy
1944 Prunes and Politics as Mr. Tinker
1943 There's Something About a Soldier as Lt. Martin
1943 The Seventh Victim as Gregory Ward
1943 The Fallen Sparrow as Otto Skaas
1943 Du Barry Was a Lady as Footman (uncredited)
1943 Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event as George Sharpe
1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates as Adjutant
1943 Bombardier as Soldier
1943 Flight for Freedom as Flight Instructor
1943 He Hired the Boss as Jordan
1942 Northwest Rangers as Warren - Mountie Who Finds Fowler's Body
1942 Flight Lieutenant as Cadet John McGinnis
1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer as Officer
1941 Unfinished Business as Hugh the Bridegroom
1941 South of Panama as Paul Martin
1941 Forbidden Passage as Clements
1940 You, the People as Pete
1940 Soak the Old as Detective (uncredited)
1940 Buyer Beware as Insp. Thomas' Assistant (uncredited)
1940 Phantom Raiders as Seaman
1940 Jack Pot as Mechanic (uncredited)

Directing

1957 Leave It to Beaver (23 episodes)Director

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