Leslie Nielsen Biography

Birthday: 1926-02-11
Place of Birth: Regina, Saskatchewan
Height: 6' 0½" (1.84 m)
Wiki Biography: Leslie William Nielsen was raised in Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), Northwest Territories. His father was a Danish-born Mountie and a strict disciplinarian. His mother was Welsh. Leslie studied at the Academy of Radio Arts in Toronto before moving on to New York's Neighborhood Playhouse. His acting career started at a much earlier age when he was forced to lie to his father in order to avoid severe punishment. Leslie starred in over fifty films and many more television films. One of his two brothers became the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada. In 2002, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition of his contributions to the film and television industries. Leslie Nielsen died at age 84 of complications from pneumonia on November 28, 2010.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Web (1950) Dennis 1950 - 1957
Tales of Tomorrow 1951 Drama
The New Breed 1961 Drama
Kraft Suspense Theatre 1963 Crime
Counterpoint 1967 Drama
The Bold Ones: The Protectors 1969 Drama
Police Squad! Det. Frank Drebin 1982 - 1982
Shaping Up Buddy Fox 1984 Comedy
Soul Man 1986 Comedy
Dangerous Curves 1992 - 1993 Comedy
Katie And Orbie 1994 Animation
Zeroman 2004 Animation
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Dark Intruder Brett Kingsford 0000
Forbidden Planet Commander J. J. Adams 1956 Mystery, Sci Fi
Hot Summer Night 1957
Tammy and the Bachelor 1957 Musical, Romance
The Sheepman 1958 Comedy
Night Train To Paris 1964
The Reluctant Astronaut Major Fred Gifford 1967
Gunfight in Abilene 1967
Code Name: Heraclitus 1967 Thriller
Counterpoint 1967 Drama
Companions in Nightmare 1968 Drama, Mystery
Change of Mind 1969 Sci Fi, Drama
How to Commit Marriage 1970 Comedy, Music, Romance
Four Rode Out 1971
Project Kill Jonathan Trevor 1976
Viva Knievel! 1977 0, Game Show
Day of the Animals 1977 Horror, Thriller
The Day of the Animals 1977 Horror, Thriller
Backstairs at the White House 1979 Drama, History
Airplane! Dr. Rumack 1980 Comedy, Romance
Wrong Is Right 1982 0, 0, 0
Creepshow Richard Vickers (segment "Something To Tide You Over") 1982 Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
The Patriot Admiral Frazer 1986 Action, Drama
Soul Man 1986 Comedy, Romance
Dangerous Curves 1988
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Frank Drebin 1988 Action, Comedy, Crime
Home Is Where the Hart Is Sheriff Nashville Schwartz 1990 Comedy
Repossessed Father Jebedaiah Mayii 1990 Comedy, Horror
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Det. Lt. Frank Drebin 1991 Comedy, 0
All I Want for Christmas Santa 1991 Comedy, Family, Romance
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Lt. Frank Drebin 1994 Action, Comedy, Crime
Digger Arthur Evrensel 1994 Family, Comedy, Drama
S.P.Q.R. 2000 e 1/2 anni fa Lucio Cinico 1994 Fantasy, Comedy
Dracula: Dead and Loving It Count Dracula 1995 Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Spy Hard Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 1996 Comedy, Action
Mr. Magoo Mr. Magoo 1997
Wrongfully Accused Ryan Harrison 1998 0
Safety Patrol 1998 Comedy, Family
Family Plan Harry Haber 1999 Family, Comedy
2001: A Space Travesty Richard 'Dick' Dix 2000 Comedy, Sci Fi
Santa Who? Santa Claus 2000 Comedy, Fantasy
Kevin of the North Clive Thorton / Cab Driver 2001 Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Camouflage Jack Potter 2005 Action, Comedy
Scary Movie 4 President Baxter Harris 2006 Comedy
The Waterman Movie 2008
Slap Shot 3: The Junior League 2008 0
Superhero Movie Uncle Albert 2008 Action, Comedy, Sci Fi
Stan Helsing Kay 2009 0
The Naked Truth Himself 2010 Comedy