Leslie Nielsen

Canadian actor and comedian (1926-2010)

Leslie Nielsen (February 11, 1926 - November 28, 2010) was an American-Canadian actor, comedian and movie producer. His television roles include Forbidden Planet and Police Squad!. His movie roles include Airplane! and The Naked Gun trilogy: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear and Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult.

Leslie Nielsen

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Nielsen in 1982
Born
Leslie William Nielsen

(1926-02-11)11 February 1926
Died28 November 2010(2010-11-28) (aged 84)
Resting placeEvergreen Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
NationalityCanadian
Alma materNeighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre
OccupationActor, comedian, producer
Years active1950–2010
Notable work
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Spouse(s)
  • Monica Boyar
    (m. 1950; div. 1956)
  • Alisande Ullman
    (m. 1958; div. 1973)
  • Brooks Oliver
    (m. 1981; div. 1983)
  • Barbaree Earl (m. 2001)
Children2
Relatives
Signature
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Nielsen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.[1] He died of pneumonia in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Telegraph obituary

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