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RIP Leslie Nielsen

Shirley

An actor who will no doubt continue to provide the LOLs for years to come. Nielsen was 84.

LAT: "Nielson died of complications from pneumonia at a hospital near his home, surrounded by his wife, Barbaree, and friends, his agent, John S. Kelly, said in a statement."

A top ten in Leslie Nielsen clips from Hecklerspray, and a life in clips over at The Guardian.

Don't call him Shirley, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. That movie always makes me laugh. That scene and the one where Barbara Billingsly talks jive are two of my favs.

    My sympathies to his family and friends.

    Posted by: voet | Nov 29, 2010 7:14:49 AM


  2. Legend

    Posted by: John | Nov 29, 2010 8:24:06 AM


  3. He gave the world laughter.. The world needs more Leslie Nielsens and less Tanks...

    Posted by: Dave | Nov 29, 2010 1:12:27 PM


  4. @DAVE You said it! Tanks! I mean, THANKS!

    Posted by: mikej | Nov 29, 2010 3:03:28 PM


  5. Good guy. He had a hard early life, his dad was abusive and used to beat him, his brothers and mom. Escaped by joining the Canadian airforce at 17.

    R.I.P.

    Posted by: ratbastard | Nov 29, 2010 3:42:22 PM


  6. "I have a message for you from vincent ludwig!" *BLAM* *BLAM* *BLAM*

    Drebin: "I'm sorry, I can't hear ya. Don't fire the gun while you're talking."

    Too funny.

    Posted by: TANK | Nov 29, 2010 3:55:56 PM


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