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Comic actor who starred in the Naked Gun franchise and in Airplane! He was known for his deadpan delivery, which helped make his oblivious characters believable.
His brother was Canadian politician Erik Nielsen. He was married to Barbaree Early from 2001 to 2010.
How did Leslie Nielsen die?
Leslie Nielsen's death was caused by pneumonia.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||February 11, 1926|
|Death date||November 28, 2010|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts; perhaps it was my Canadian accent.Leslie Nielsen
I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there’s no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that’s standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal.Leslie Nielsen
Shirley! Don’t call me Shirley!Leslie Nielsen
I really have to keep an eye on myself, because sometimes I think I might say something important.Leslie Nielsen
There were 15 people in the village, including five of us. If my father arrested somebody in the winter, he’d have to wait until the thaw to turn him in.Leslie Nielsen