The Associated Press reports that Barbara Billingsley, who gained the title supermom for her gentle portrayal of June Cleaver, the warm, supportive mother of a pair of precocious boys in "Leave it to Beaver," has died. She was 94.
In a particularly humorous turn - against type - she played a jive-talking airline passenger in the 1980 movie Airplane!.
Watch a clip from the movie Airplane! below.
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