Gerald Patrick "Jerry" Mathers (born June 2, 1948 in Sioux City, Iowa) is an American television, film, and stage
actor. Mathers is best known for his role in the television sitcom series Leave it to Beaver (1957 - 1963), in which
he played Theodore "Beaver" Cleaver, the younger son of archetypal suburban couple June and Ward Cleaver (played by
Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont), and the brother of Wally Cleaver (played by Tony Dow).