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Stanley Fafara

Actor from United States of America

Stanley Albert Fafara (September 20, 1949 – September 20, 2003) was an American actor, best known for his role as "Whitey" Whitney in the original Leave It to Beaver television series. He appeared in forty-two of the show's 234 episodes. His older brother, Tiger, played "Tooey Brown" in the series. Fafara was born September 20, 1949 in San Francisco, California. By 1957, seven year old Stanley Fafara's mother took him to an open casting call for a new television series about a suburban family entitled Leave It To Beaver. He had been working in commercials and television westerns since the age of four. He earned the part as "Whitey" Whitney, one of the lead character's best friends. Stanley remained with Leave It To Beaver for six years. After the cancellation of Leave It To Beaver in 1963, Fafara attended North Hollywood High School. While there, he developed a liking for alcohol and soon learned how to use his fame to best advantage. He became friendly with the pop-rock band Paul Revere and the Raiders and reportedly moved in with the band for a time. He discovered hard drugs in the mid 1960's, an obsession that would remain with him for many years to come. At his parent's  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Stanley Albert Fafara
Date of birth
1949-09-20
Place of birth
San Francisco
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Actor

Death

Date of death
2003-09-20
Cause of death
Surgical complications
Place of death
Portland

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