Leslie Nielsen 1926-2010

In case you hadn’t heard, Leslie Nielsen has passed away. <insert Shirley joke here> <insert Naked Gun joke here>

Nielsen was a Canadian-American comedian and actor, best known for the Naked Gun movies. He appeared in MANY movies (including Airplane! and a large number of parodies with corny names like Mel Brooks’ Dracula: Dead and Loving It) and TV series, and is considered highly influential in the comedy world.

Enough talk, let’s watch some videos. The Vine has put together a list of Top ten Leslie Nielsen moments. Go on, click it!

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Rose is an arts administrator from Victoria, BC. She has worked at some of Canada's biggest and best festivals, including the Victoria Fringe Festival, Just for Laughs in Montreal, the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and the Victoria Film Festival. She co-founded the Winnipeg Spoken Word Festival, and helps produce the Victoria Spoken Word Festival. Rose is a graduate of Camosun College's Applied Communication Program, and is passionate about theatre, spoken word, comedy, and her community. She runs on festivals.
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One Response to Leslie Nielsen 1926-2010

  1. Rachael says:

    Ahhhh everything I read everywhere about Leslie Nielsen makes me so sad.
    His movies are the movies of my childhood. 🙂

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