Ken Osmond, best known for playing Eddie Haskell on the 1950’s sitcom Leave It To Beaver, has died. He was 76.

TMZ confirmed Osmond’s passing today (May 18) which happened at his home in Los Angeles. A cause of death was not disclosed.

Leave It To Beaver ran for six seasons from 1957-1963 for a total of 234 episodes. Osmond’s Haskell, the smarmy best friend to Wally Cleaver, appeared in 97 episodes.

Per VarietyOsmond would later leave acting and pursued a career in law enforcement by joining the Los Angeles Police Department in 1970. He would retire from the force in 1988.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

Sign me up for the ROCK 92.9 email newsletter!

Be the first to know about rock news, upcoming shows, plus exclusive prizes, giveaways, and more!

By clicking "Subscribe" I agree to the website's terms of Service and Privacy Policy. I understand I can unsubscribe at any time.