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    Just heard this on the news. LOVED Airplane!, Police Squad! , and Naked Gun

    I'm dating myself, but I also remember him in several episodes of The FBI in the 60s and 70s where he played serious roles.

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    RIP Leslie. A great Canadian actor, and always good for a laugh. Very sad.

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    Airplane! is one of the best movies in its genre. Police Squad was also brilliant, I didn't care too much for The Naked Gun movies, even though they were, of course, good.

    RIP, Leslie Nielsen, a great comedic actor.

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    I was going to going to weigh in with saying my favorite movie of his is as the grandfather ambassador in the Mary Kate and Ashley movie, "Passport to Paris", but upon checking my facts, it says on google that that actor is Peter White. I could swear it was Nielsen. Did he use a pseudonym?
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    So sad. Loved Airplane!
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    Surely you can't be serious?!?!?!

    I am serious, and stop calling me Shirley.

    Airplane! is my favorite movie of all time and I was really sad to hear that Leslie had passed away.
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    Add me to those who loved him in Airplane, which kind of started his comedy career. I remember him, too, as a wonderful dramatic actor, something he did for some 30-odd years before Airplane. Forbidden Planet (wow, was he gorgeous in that one), The Poseidon Adventure, The Plainsman, lots of dramatic tv roles, etc., etc. But, I've heard he was always a cut-up and jumped at the chance to show his comedic talent.

    I'll miss him.
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    What na great actor with wonderful comedic timing!

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    Have a nice journey where ever it should take you Leslie. You will be sorely missed. I read this and felt like I was punched in my funny bone.

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    I don't usually get sad about celebrity deaths, but the world has lost a great Canadian and a wonderful comic.

    RIP Mr. Neilson. Thank you for the many years of laughter.
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