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R.I.P. Leslie Nielsen



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Actor Leslie Nielsen dies of complications from pneumonia


Actor Leslie Nielsen, known for his role as Lt. Frank Drebin in "The Naked Gun" series, died of complications from pneumonia Sunday, his family said.

Nielsen, 84, died in a hospital near his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, surrounded by his wife and friends.

"In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his name to the charity of your choice," the family said in a statement.
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/11/28...rom-pneumonia/

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Leslie Nielsen, "Naked Gun" Star, Dead at 84

Legendary Actor Apparently Died of Pneumonia Complications at Florida Hospital; Stage and Screen Career Spanned Six Decades
  • Actor Leslie Nielsen gestures during a press conference in this April 19, 1999 file photo. (AP Photo)
(CBS) Veteran actor and comedian Leslie Nielsen has died from complications of pneumonia, according to a Canadian radio station and Canada's National Post.

Nielsen, 84, was known for his roles in "Airplane!" and the "Naked Gun" franchise. The Canadian-born actor began his stage and screen career in the early 1950s and appeared in dozens of films and television shows in the Canada and the U.S.

Speaking to Manitoba radio station CJOB68, Nielsen's nephew Doug Nielsen said that the actor had been in the hospital with pneumonia for about 12 days and that the infection had taken an increasing toll in recent days.

"Today at 5:30, with his friends and his wife Barbaree by his side he just fell asleep and passed away," Doug Nielsen said.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/...n7097909.shtml

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i loved him in the naked gun.
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An absolute legend and comic genius. RIP

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ugh this is heartbreaking. He was so funny. He's going to be missed.

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RIP Leslie - he was so funny and will be so missed

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I loved him. He was so funny. Rest in peace.

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He was practically in every good comedic movie I've ever seen. He was a legend and will be greatly missed both in the movie industry aswell as his pirvate life, I'm sure.

Rip Leslie Nielsen.

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This is so sad! He's hilarious in all of those Naked Gun movies.

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It's very sad. He was incredible actor.

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