Posts with tag "leslie nielsen"

  • Looking Back: Leslie Nielsen on Film

    Posted Nov 29th 2010 at 01:42 PM by Zach Dionne

    Leslie Nielsen's life as an actor was hard not to take seriously, no matter how spoof-laden his filmography. The man's ability to jump from comically somber to completely slapstick, and his host of memorable lines, scenes, and films, is a legacy that will carry long past his death at age 84. Here's a batch of our favorite Nielsen clips online, starting with the 'Airplane!' zinger everyone's quot...

  • 'Naked Gun' Funnyman Leslie Nielsen Dead at 84

    Posted Nov 28th 2010 at 09:06 PM by PopEater / Wire Services

    Leslie Nielsen has died. The 84-year-old funnyman, who Roger Ebert once referred to as the "Laurence Olivier of spoofs," passed away after suffering complications from pneumonia. News of Nielsen's death was reported on Canadian radio station CJOB Sunday. Nielsen's nephew told CJOB that the actor had been in the hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, for 12 days, and that with family and friend...

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