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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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# 1
i n f a m o u s l y c o o l @ 11/28/2010 at 9:28 pm

…wow.

# 2

Rest in peace Frank.

# 3

:’(

RIP dude, you”l be missed.

# 4

NO! :( Oh man, he made me laugh so much forever with the Naked Gun movies. He was awesome. RIP

# 5

So sad…

# 6

RIP. Awesome comedic actor. The Naked Gun still cracks me up.

# 7

Rest in peace Leslie.

Such a great actor.

# 8

Leslie was one of my favorite veteran comedy actors he makes great comedy scene that make people laugh about it, our condolences to his family and friends.

# 9

Rest in Peace Leslie. You made life fun. Know that the world has just gotten a lot less funnier now that your gone… :(

RIP. He was a funny and lovely guy.

so sad to hear this, he was a great comediant, hope he rests in peace.

He was one of the greats and will be missed.

omfg, that’s devastating!
R.I.P.
finest comedian…

Awww, that’s really sad. I hate to hear that he’s gone. RIP Leslie, you will truly be missed!

Media Wh@re MANiston @ 11/28/2010 at 9:47 pm

RIP Leslie. Love him as Frank Drebin.

From Paris with Love @ 11/28/2010 at 9:50 pm

I didn’t know he was already 84. Even when acting silly he always kept that sort of natural handsomeness and elegance.
Well he made a lot of people laugh worldwide. RIP

Dubya Bush @ 11/28/2010 at 9:53 pm

Aw man, I loved this guy.

YOU LIVED A GREAT LIFE MR. NIELSON!

Anne-Laure bernard @ 11/28/2010 at 9:56 pm

My deepest condolences to the family.

R.I.P at least he lived a long life(why do ppl say r.i.p is there something else to say?)

So sad that aaliyah haughton,brittany murphy,corey haim,river phoenix,
and esp HEATH LEDGER life were cut sooo short

It’s sad for someone’s family no matter the age they pass away, #20. Condolences to the Nielsen family. This man made so many people laugh over the years, and that definitely counts for something.

Surely, you can’t be serious.

From Paris with Love @ 11/28/2010 at 10:21 pm

@ck
don’t call him shirley ;)

I’m cying right now ! :(

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