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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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tom voorn    

damn man, why rip

1433 days ago
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castnews    

Nielsen’s Career Video
http://www.castnews.us/leslie-nielsen-death-today-show-looks-at-nielsen%e2%80%99s-career-video-1674/

1433 days ago
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lenutaa_mirceaa    

leslie nielson condoleante si dumnezeu binecuvintare.

1433 days ago
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tmzeezee    

Lt. Frank Drebin, you will be sorely missed.

1433 days ago
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fr donald thomas    

our memories live on with his great humor he had for all.

1433 days ago
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Sivakumar    

He looked the same over the years and I have always loved his movies, just the right kind to blow-off steam. RIP Sir. You will be definitely missed.

1433 days ago
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Anthony    

RIP :(

1433 days ago
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Leslie Hoffman    

He died of a staph infection because of most likely a dirty hospital and medical malpractice!!!!

1433 days ago
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jakinak    

We will cherish the laughter you brought to our lives....

1432 days ago
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Isabelle    

Such a sad day.... RIP... You'll be miss... :(

1432 days ago
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linda    

He will be missed...:(

1432 days ago
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JP Monti    

I will miss you, everyone in heaven will be laughing more now, thanks for all the great funny moments, R.I.P. Leslie

1432 days ago
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Mega    

The funniest bit he ever did is when he would go to these morning shows with that little fart maker in his hand. He would squeeze that thing and never let on a bit Priceless

1432 days ago
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chris    

I picked a bad day to quit smoking and drinking R.I.P Leslie

1432 days ago
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Vladimir    

smert Lesli Nilsena - eto katastrofa dlya tseloy epohi russkih lyudey. Films s ego uchastiem sblizhal mnogih na etoy zemle. Films s ego uchastiem na rubezhe 80-90 godov pokazali mnogim chto v amerike zhivut veselie i dobrie lyudi. he live.

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