Christian Osmond Wiki – Christian Osmond Biography
Christian Osmond is best known as the son of Ken Osmond. who known for his role as the troubled young Eddie Haskell in the classic comedy series Leave It to Beaver, sadly passed away. The actor reportedly died Monday morning at his Los Angeles home surrounded by family members, but the exact cause of death has not been revealed. Within minutes of the news of his passing, social media quickly began to see a torrent of messages from fans paying tribute to Osmond and expressing sadness at his death. The television legend was 76 years old.
Facts You Need to Know
12 June 1974 (age 45 years)
Ken Osmond, Sandra Purdy
Eric E. Osmond
Ken Osmond Death and Cause of Death
Sources told the news outlet that he died at his home in Los Angeles while surrounded by family. While a cause of death was not immediately revealed, Osmond’s former partner at the Los Angeles Police Department said that the actor had suffered from respiratory issues. Osmond had joined the LAPD in 1970 while he continued working as an actor. During his nearly two decades as a police officer, he also guest-starred on TV shows such as Happy Days, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, and reprised his role as Eddie Haskell in The New Leave It to Beaver, which ran from 1983 to 1989.
Leave It to Beaver was such an iconic and beloved series during its run, following the news of Osmond’s death, fans shared how much the show and Osmond’s boisterous performance affected their lives growing up. Skid Row singer Sebastian Bach tweeted, “If you want to talk about my all-time influences, Ken Osmond AKA Eddie Haskell is right up there. My whole life I have laughed so hard watching Ken Osmond in Leave it to Beaver. During this time my kids have started watching too. Just last night Disappointed face THANK U.”
Ken Osmond, who made Eddie Haskell on Leave it to Beaver a TV icon, has died at the age of 76. Eddie was always endearing and amusing. Much of that is because of Osmond’s great portrayal. Well, another piece of my childhood has gone. RIP. #EddieHaskell #Beaver pic.twitter.com/WHovaBrcp7
— James L Neibaur (@JimLNeibaur) May 18, 2020
R.I.P., Ken Osmond, a.k.a. Eddie Haskell of “Leave It to Beaver.” Why, I can hear him at the pearly gates already…