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Frank Bank Obituary

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013


Frank Bank dies at 71; played ‘Lumpy’ on ‘Leave It to Beaver’




After playing Wally’s dim-witted sidekick on the popular TV show in the 1950s and 1960s, Bank found himself typecast, so he quit acting and became a successful financial broker, with ‘Beaver’ co-stars Jerry Mathers and Barbara Billingsley among his clients.


By Elaine Woo
Los Angeles Times
April 15, 2013


Frank Bank, who as Clarence “Lumpy” Rutherford served as the dim-witted foil to “Beaver” Cleaver and brother Wally on the classic TV comedy “Leave It to Beaver,” died Saturday. He was 71.


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