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Leslie Nielsen Dead at 84

Leslie Nielsen Dead at 84

Comedian Leslie Nielsen has died of complications from pneumonia in a hospital near his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84.

“We are saddened by the passing of beloved actor Leslie Nielsen, probably best remembered as Lt. Frank Drebin in The Naked Gun series of pictures, but who enjoyed a more than 60 year career in motion pictures and television,” his family said in a statement.

Leslie, a veteran actor also known for his role in the Airplane film franchise, reportedly died at 5:34 p.m. EST on Sunday (November 28).

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Leslie‘s family and friends.


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