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As Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford, Banks served as the dim-witted foil to "Beaver" Cleaver and brother Wally on the classic TV comedy "Leave It to Beaver." Bank found himself typecast, so he quit acting and became a successful financial broker. He was 71. Ken Osmond, left, Tony Dow and Bank in TV's "Leave It to Beaver."
Notable deaths of 2012