Eddie Haskell is dead.
Ken Osmond, who played the sycophantic Haskell on "Leave It To Beaver" for the show's entire six-season run, has passed away at age 76. No cause of death has been revealed.
There long were rumors about Osmond's demise in Vietnam, but in fact he joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1970 after his acting career faded away. Variety reports that "in 1980, Osmond was struck by five bullets while in a foot chase with a suspected car thief and was protected from four of the bullets by his bullet-resistant vest, with the fifth bullet ricocheting off of his belt buckle Osmond was placed on disability and eventually retired from the force in 1988."