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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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  • kablamo

    Rest in peace Frank.

  • marq


    RIP dude, you”l be missed.

  • Domino

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

  • Agatha

    So sad…

  • nyob

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

  • e

    Rest in peace Leslie.

    Such a great actor.

  • Ben Stiller

    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.

  • Dianacc

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

  • Kirsten

    RIP. He was a funny and lovely guy.

  • seila

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

  • amanda

    He was one of the greats and will be missed.

  • Catchy

    omfg, that’s devastating!
    finest comedian…

  • Abby

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

  • Media Wh@re MANiston

    RIP Leslie. Love him as Frank Drebin.

  • From Paris with Love

    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

    Aw man, I loved this guy.

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  • Anne-Laure bernard

    My deepest condolences to the family.

  • uhi

    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

  • N.

    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.

  • ck

    Surely, you can’t be serious.

  • Binderiya

    RIP He was Great actor

  • From Paris with Love

    don’t call him shirley ;)

  • Dawn

    I’m cying right now ! :(

  • GreenCAT

    Wow…RIP. He always made me laugh in the Naked Gun movies.

  • mike d

    you where a real laugh..thanks!

  • longchamp

    oh, sad! loved him in nekkid gun… RIP

  • Caite

    R.I.P <3

  • Adam Biggers

    The Naked Gun movies were some of the first “adult comedies” I was allowed to watch as a kid in the ’80s. Leslie had a classy, yet twisted sense of humor that I will enjoy the rest of my life.

    They just don’t make ‘em like that anymore.

    Rest in peace, sir. You will be missed and remembered as one of the greatest comedians of your era.

  • RIP Leslie

    Nooooo, I loved him… RIP :(

  • Susan

    So long, funnyman. You will be greatly missed!

  • LastWord

    Stop with the condolences and RIPs just go watch a Naked Gun movie. Leslie Nielsen, a GREAT comedic actor. Cheers

  • Jasmine

    Such a crass way of putting it, but…RIP, Mr. Nielsen.

  • movies star

    yea….he is good man.
    he’s got a decent place in there

  • Halli

    RIP. Airplane!

  • T Pain

    He was the best at what he did. A true legendary comic star. RIP

  • Jokergurl

    Oh no, I just loved this guy, he was all my favorite spoof movies from , he was just hilarious, and warmed the heart too. Airplane to Naked Gun to Mr. Magoo he will be missed. Rest in peace. :(

  • http://JustJared Aqua

    My family and I just love him and his movies,so sorry to hear of his passing.Condolences to his friends and family.He will truly be missed.

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  • Jordyn

    rip leslie
    people will be missing u

  • D

    R.I.P Such a talented and funny man

  • GPS

    How incredibly sad! RIP Mr. Nielsen!

  • brr

    RIP. we will miss you

  • Iffy Miffy

    RIP Leslie … you made us laugh and that is so precious in this bs life!

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  • Guinness

    …to one who has given Happy endorphins…”knock ‘em dead” up there!!!

  • Mason

    Horrible News….one of my favorite actors, of all time….he will be missed~

    RIP LT. Drebin

  • http://nicole Alice Cutie

    I can’t believe it! it seems impossible!Poor Leslie…Rest in Peace…