Legendary comic actor Leslie Nielson died on Sunday at 84, from complications related to pneumonia. After the cut, a look at some of his most memorable roles and the timeless quotability they provided. Leslie Nielson began his acting career 60 years ago, in 1950. His IMDB credit list is enormous, and it appears he’s been working consistently, with a recently completed film on which he served as producer, and an unfinished project where he was doing voice over work. Nielson was prolific in both movies and on TV, including guest spots on Due South, The Golden Girls, Kojak and the original Hawaii Five – O. His movie credits include roles in iconic films like Airplane and Naked Gun.
Nielson was a brilliant comedian, and he will be missed. Here’s one of the many examples of just how funny he was.