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Leslie Nielsen

Vincent Corbino in Kung Fu, Franck Drebin in Police Squad!

Photos Leslie Nielsen Birth name: Leslie William Nielsen
Birth date: 1926/02/11
Date of death : 2010/11/28 (84 years old)
Birth place : Régina Canada
Height: 1.83 m

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Biography for Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen was raised in Tulita (formally Fort Norman), Northwest Territories. His father was a 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 has starred in over fifty movies and many more TV films. One of his two brothers became the deputy prime minister of Canada.

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Filmography

Title Role
The Nutcracker and the Mouseking (2004) (V) (voice: US version) Mouseking
Zeroman (2004) TV Series (voice) Zeroman/Les Mutton
Noël Noël (2003) (TV) English narrator
Scary Movie 3 (2003) President Harris
Men with Brooms (2002) Gordon Cutter
Kevin of the North (2001) Clive Thornton
Liography (2001) TV Series Terrence Brynne McKennie (host)
Camouflage (2001/I) Jack Potter
Santa Who? (2000) (TV) Santa Claus
2001: A Space Travesty (2000) Richard 'Dick' Dix
Pumper Pups (2000) TV Series (voice) Pumper
Pirates: 3D Show (1999) Captain Lucky
Wrongfully Accused (1998) Ryan Harrison
Safety Patrol (1998) (TV) Mr. Penn
Family Plan (1998) Harry Haber
Harvey (1998) (TV) Dr. Chumley
Mr. Magoo (1997) Mr. Quincy Magoo
Spy Hard (1996) Dick Steele, Agent WD-40
Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) Count Dracula
Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995) (TV) Willowby's butler
Rent-a-Kid (1995) (TV) Harry Haber
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994) Lt. Frank Drebin
Katie and Orbie (1994) TV Series Narrator
S.P.Q.R. 2000 e 1/2 anni fa (1994) Lucio Cinico
Surf Ninjas (1993) Colonel Chi
Digger (1993) Arthur
Chance of a Lifetime (1991) (TV) Lloyd Dixon
All I Want for Christmas (1991) Santa
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991) Lt. Frank Drebin
Repossessed (1990) Father Jebedaiah Mayii
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) Lt. Frank Drebin
Dangerous Curves (1988) Greg Krevske
The Railway Dragon (1988) (TV) Narrator
Home Is Where the Hart Is (1987) Sheriff Nashville Schwartz
Fatal Confession: A Father Dowling Mystery (1987) (TV) Senator erdain
Nuts (1987) Allen Green
Race for the Bomb (1987) (mini) TV Series Lewis Strauss
Nightstick (1987) (TV) Thad Evans
Soul Man (1986) Mr. Dunbar
The Patriot (1986) Admiral Frazer
Striker's Mountain (1985) (TV) Jim McKay
Blade in Hong Kong (1985) (TV) Harry Ingersoll
Murder Among Friends (1985) (TV)
Reckless Disregard (1985) (TV) Bob Franklin
Shaping Up (1984) TV Series Buddy Fox (1984)
The Creature Wasn't Nice (1983) Capt. Jamieson
Cave-In! (1983) (TV) Joseph 'Joe' Johnson
The Night the Bridge Fell Down (1983) (TV) Paul Warren
Creepshow (1982) Richard Vickers (Something To Tide You Over)
Wrong Is Right (1982) Mallory
Police Squad! (1982) TV Series Det. Frank Drebin
Twilight Theater (1982) TV Series Various Characters complete title)
Foxfire Light (1982) Reece Morgan
A Choice of Two (1981)
Prom Night (1980) Mr. Raymond Hammond
Airplane! (1980) Dr. Rumack
OHMS (1980) (TV) Governor
City on Fire (1979) Mayor William Dudley
Riel (1979) (TV) Major Crozier
Backstairs at the White House (1979) (mini) TV Series Ike Hoover
Institute for Revenge (1979) (TV) Counselor Hollis Barnes
The Albertans (1979) (TV) Don MacIntosh
Little Mo (1978) (TV) Nelson Fisher
The Amsterdam Kill (1977) Riley Knight
The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) (uncredited) Voice In Feel-O-Rama Movie
Viva Knievel! (1977) Stanley Millard
Day of the Animals (1977) Paul Jenson
Sixth and Main (1977) John Doe
Project: Kill (1976) John Trevor
Brinks: The Great Robbery (1976) (TV) Agent Norman Houston
Grand Jury (1976) John Williams
Columbo: Identity Crisis (1975) (TV) Geronimo/A.J. Henderson
Can Ellen Be Saved? (1974) (TV) Arnold Lindsey
The Return of Charlie Chan (1973) (TV) Alexander Hadrachi
Amanda Fallon (1973) (TV) Mr. Cummings
The Letters (1973) (TV) Derek Childs (The Parkingtons Episode)
Snatched (1973) (TV) Bill Sutter
...And Millions Die! (1973) Jack Gallagher
The Poseidon Adventure (1972) Captain Harrison
They Call It Murder (1971) (TV) Frank Antrim
Columbo: Lady in Waiting (1971) (TV) Peter Hamilton
Four Rode Out (1971) Mr. Brown
The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler (1971) Harry Walsh
Incident in San Francisco (1971) (TV) Lieutenant Brubaker
Bracken's World (1969) TV Series John Bracken, studio boss (1970)
Hauser's Memory (1970) (TV) Joseph Slaughter
The Aquarians (1970) (TV) Official
Night Slaves (1970) (TV) Sheriff Henshaw
The Bold Ones: The Protectors (1969) TV Series Deputy Police Chief Sam Danforth (1969-1970)
Change of Mind (1969) Sheriff Webb
How to Commit Marriage (1969) Phil Fletcher
Deadlock (1969/I) (TV) Lieutenent Sam Danforth
Trial Run (1969) (TV) Jason Harkness
Companions in Nightmare (1968) (TV) Dr. Neesden
Dayton's Devils (1968) Frank Dayton
Hawaii Five-O: Cocoon (1968) (TV) Brent
Shadow Over Elveron (1968) (TV) Sheriff Verne Drover
Counterpoint (1968) Victor Rice
How to Steal the World (1968) General Maximilian Harmon
Rosie! (1967) Cabot Shaw
The Reluctant Astronaut (1967) Major Fred Gifford
Gunfight in Abilene (1967) Grant Evers
Code Name: Heraclitus (1967) (TV) Fryer
Beau Geste (1966) Lieutenant De Ruse
The Plainsman (1966) Col. George Armstrong Custer
Peyton Place (1964) TV Series Dr. Vincent Markham (1965)
Dark Intruder (1965) Brett Kingsford
Harlow (1965/I) Richard Manley
Night Train to Paris (1964) Alan Holiday
See How They Run (1964) (TV) Elliott Green
The New Breed (1961) TV Series Lt. Price Adams (1961-1962)
Swamp Fox (1959) TV Series Gen. Francis Marion (The Swamp Fox)
The Sheepman (1958) Col. Stephen Bedford/Johnny Bledsoe
Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) Peter Brent
Hot Summer Night (1957) William Joel Partain
The Opposite Sex (1956) Steve Hilliard
The Vagabond King (1956) Thibault
Forbidden Planet (1956) Commander John J. Adams
Ransom! (1956) Charlie Telfer

Trivia

Born at 5:00am-MST

Brother was a high ranking Canadian politician. Eric Nielsen was the Government Leader of the Yukon Territory before becoming a Member of Parliment and the Deputy Prime Minister of Canada.

While in Winnipeg, Canada to promote their movie "Men With Brooms", he and fellow co-star Paul Gross received Honorary Citizenships from Winnipeg Mayor Glen Murray at the Granite Curling Club.

Naturalized U.S. citizen.

Went to High School in Edmonton, Alberta, at Victoria Composite High School.

Was made an "Honorary West Virginian and Ambassador of Mountain State Goodwill" on February 20, 2002 by then Secretary of State, now Governor Joe Manchin of West Virginia.

In the Fall of 2003, the Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada opened the Leslie Nielsen School of Communications, with the actor on hand for the ceremony.

Is an Officer of the Order of Canada

Family

Spouse : Brooks Oliver (1981 - 1983) (divorced), Alisande Ullman (1958 - 1973) (divorced) 2 children, Monica Boyer (1950 - 1956) (divorced), Barbaree Earl Nielsen

Nephew of the late actor Jean Hersholt.

His grandfather on father's side was Danish.

He has a half brother named Gilbert Nielsen who lives in Hobbs, New Mexico.

Has two daughters: Maura Nielsen Kaplan and Thea Nielsen Disney.

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by abdest
  • Last update: 17/12/2009 by nany_bj

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