Report: Canadian actor Leslie Nielsen dead at 84

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FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) — A Canadian radio station on Sunday evening reported that actor Leslie Nielsen has died at a hospital in Florida. He was 84.

Doug Nielsen, his nephew, told CJOB talk radio station in Canada that the actor passed away at a hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The Canadian actor had been hospitalized for nearly two weeks as a result of pneumonia.


“Just in this last 48 hours, the infection has gotten too much and today at 5.30, with his friends and his wife by his side, he just fell asleep and passed away,” Doug told the radio station.

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  • Cody Glenn

    I’m at a loss for words.

    The only thing that comes to mind is “Good luck, we’re all counting on you.”

    :(

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  • ted striker

    Surely you can’t be serious?

  • Jan

    Another great comedian lost, we weep and laugh in your Memory Leslie!

    I order Naked Gun 1 to 3-1/3′d marathons across the globe in your memory!

    Hear hear, we sir, salute you!

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  • Byron

    Rest in peace Leslie.

  • http://mattnigg.blogspot.com Matthew Nigg

    Such a loss. Naked Gun 2 1/2 – The Smell of Fear is one of the finest movies ever made. Ever.

    Truly a Matthew Nigg Favorite!

  • Rapunzel

    Ted Striker: and don’t call me Shirley

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    shit he shoud have been cloned!