Kenneth Charles Osmond was an American actor and police officer. Beginning a career as a child actor at the age of four, Osmond played the role of Eddie Haskell on the late 1950s to early 1960s television situation comedy Leave It to Beaver and reprised it on the 1980s revival series The New Leave It to Beaver. Typecast by the role, he found it hard to get other acting work and became a Los Angeles police officer. After retiring from police work, he resumed his acting career.
|Born:||Kenneth Charles Osmond, June 7, 1943, Glendale, California, U.S.|
|Died:||May 18, 2020, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Actor, police officer|
|Years active:||1952–2016 (actor), 1970–1988 (police officer)|
|IMDb:||Ken Osmond's IMDb|
About Ken Osmond
Played the role of Eddie Haskell in the original and revived versions of the television show, Leave It to Beaver.
Ken Osmond Before Fame
He expressed an interest in acting when his mother took him to study dance, drama, and diction.
Achievement of Ken Osmond
After he learned that he was typecast from his role in Leave It to Beaver, he became a law enforcement officer for the LAPD.
Ken Osmond Family Life
He married Sandra Purdy in 1969 and they two children born in 1971 and 1974.
Associations of Ken Osmond
He had a small role in the film, So Big (1953), which starred Jane Wyman.
Information related to Ken Osmond
- Writers from Glendale, California
- Male actors from Glendale, California
- Los Angeles Police Department officers
- American shooting survivors
- Military personnel from California