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Leslie Nielsen

Dies

11/29/2010 11:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Legendary funny man Leslie Nielsen died today of complications of pneumonia in a hospital near his home in Fort Lauderdale, this according to his agent. He was 84.

Leslie Nielsen Dead
His agent tells TMZ Nielsen passed surrounded by his wife and friends at about 5:34 PM ET.

Nielsen was best known for his roles in "Airplane" and the "Naked Gun" series. His "Airplane" co-star, Barbara Billingsley, passed away last month.

Ted Striker: Surely you can't be serious.
Rumack: I am serious... and don't call me Shirley.

Elaine Dickinson: A hospital? What is it?
Rumack: It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.

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Curious    

You will be missed Mr. Leslie.
Thank you for the laughs.

1395 days ago
2.

GabirleS    

He will always be remembered as Canada's **** Van Dyke... :(...

1395 days ago
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CJ    

Sad to hear. He was a very, very funny man. RIP

1395 days ago
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TeeEmZee    

Surely you cant be serious!

1395 days ago
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SeizeTheNight    

Sad news to hear. He was a great actor.

1395 days ago
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Sarcastic1     

No more Air Plane movie sequels for sure. :-)

1395 days ago
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Annie     

Very sad news : (

1395 days ago
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karlew    

Don't call him Shirley. R.I.P.

1395 days ago
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Bellaca    

Nooooooooooooooooooooo! I loved his movies. Was it natural death? He seemed healthy.

1395 days ago
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BlancheDevereaux    

awww...Uncle Lucas Hollingsworth...

rest in peace...

1395 days ago
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jechrist    

just loved him.

1395 days ago
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9 to 5 American    

Wow…this is so sad. I love all of his work and will miss him. :(

Please send my deepest sympathy to Harvey.

1395 days ago
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stumpy    

10.
Don't call him Shirley. R.I.P.

Posted at 6:03 PM on Nov 28, 2010 by karlew
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Beat me to it He was very funny

1395 days ago
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tmzguru    

you will be missed, a true class act in the comedy world! best wishes to your family, loved ones, and friends.

1395 days ago
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Jdawg    

Say it ain't so TMZ. RIP Leslie,,You will be missed.

1395 days ago
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