‘Naked Gun,’ ‘Airplane’ actor Leslie Nielsen dies
“Surely you can’t be serious,” an airline passenger says to Leslie Nielsen in “Airplane!” the 1980 hit that turned the actor from dramatic leading man to comic star.
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Veteran comic actor Leslie Nielsen dead at 84
The white-haired doctor in the 1980 hit “Airplane!” has taken his last flight but Canadian-born actor Leslie Nielsen who died on Sunday at the age of 84 will continue to make comedy fans laugh.
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Leslie Nielsen of ‘Naked Gun’ fame dies at age 84
Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona for inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in “Airplane!” and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in “The Naked Gun” comedies, died on Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84.
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