Hugh Beaumont

Hugh Beaumont

  • Born on
    • February 16th, 1909
  • Died on
    • May 14th, 1982
​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.

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Acting (23 Credits)

1965The Human Duplicators as Austin Welles
1957Night Passage as Jeff Kurth
1957Leave It to Beaver as Ward Cleaver
1956The Mole People as Dr. Jud Bellamin
1953The Mississippi Gambler as Kennerly (uncredited)
1952The Member of the Wedding as Minister (uncredited)
1952Phone Call from a Stranger as Tim Brooks
1951Lost Continent as Robert Phillips
1951The Last Outpost as Lt. Fenton
1951Callaway Went Thataway as Mr. Adkins (uncredited)
1951Home Town Story as Bob MacFarland (uncredited)
1950A Date with Your Family as Narrator
1949Tokyo Joe as Provost Marshal Major
1948Money Madness as Steve Clark
1947Railroaded! as Police Sergeant Mickey Ferguson
1947The Guilt of Janet Ames
1946The Blue Dahlia as George Copeland
1945Objective, Burma! as Capt. Hennessey
1944The Seventh Cross as Truck Driver (uncredited)
1943The Seventh Victim as Gregory Ward
1943The Fallen Sparrow as Otto Skaas
1943Du Barry Was a Lady as Footman (uncredited)
1943Bombardier as Soldier


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