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Barbara Billingsley Dies

10/16/2010 5:54 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Barbara Billingsley -- best known for playing June Cleaver on "Leave It to Beaver" -- passed away this morning. She was 94.

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A spokesperson says Billingsley died early Saturday at her home in Santa Monica. She had suffered from a rheumatoid disease.

According to her Wikipedia page, her hobbies included tennis, gardening and dining.

She was also fluent in jive.

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Ginger    

Aww - so sad. Buh Bye June Cleaver.

1385 days ago
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Mike Rowave    

Sounds like Ward was a little hard on the Beaver last night.

1385 days ago
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AJ    

RIP! Loved you as the lady who was translating for
the guys speaking "pidgeon" in the movie Airplane!

1385 days ago
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simon    

Aww, too sad. Not only was she perfect as June Cleaver, she was a really nice lady, too. Saw her on a couple of interviews; totally cool lady. RIP, Barbara.

1385 days ago
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.:Loki4Ever:.    

RIP Barbara. Hate losing legends :( Andy Griffith and Betty White better live forever!!!

1385 days ago
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JAY    

How sad. I simply loved her. RIP and thanks for the memories.

1385 days ago
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soulofanangel    


Cinched waists and pearls....ahhh....the good old days.

Didn't everyone scrub and dust that way? NOT

She had 40 years more than John Ritter.

She had 32 years more than Farrah Faucett.

Rest In Peace.

1385 days ago
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dd    

Awww, lovely lady and everyones mom...RIP

1385 days ago
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6one9    

RIP~~ Glad she lived such a lonnnnnnng life!! :)

1385 days ago
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NiceGuy    

"Those are lovely angel wings your wearing Mrs. Cleaver. I sure hope Wallace and Theodore will get there's just like you have".
Eddie Haskell......2010

1385 days ago
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kickaboo    

RIP, Mrs. Cleaver.

1385 days ago
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South Beach    

THE "mom" of all time. R.I.P. June. Thanks for the memories.

1385 days ago
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dd    

Sorry Dee Dee but when I was young that was every family in my neighborhood.

1385 days ago
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flora68    

She was really cool. I especially liked her in "Airplane", as the helpful jive translator lady. RIP Mrs Cleaver.

1385 days ago
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Barbara    

Dee Dee, I don't see where she "screwed up" any generations. She was a talented and pretty actress on a 1950s tv show, wearing the clothes and speaking the lines of the writers. She was a talented and pretty actress. Reminded me of my grandmother, apron and all.

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