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Leslie William Nielsen

Birthplace: Regina, Division No. 6, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death: November 28, 2010 (84)
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States (died in his sleep from pneumonia)
Place of Burial: Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ingvard Eversen Nielsen and Mabel Elizabeth Davis
Husband of Private
Ex-husband of Mónica Boyar; Private and Private
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Erik Hersholt Nielsen PC DFC QC
Half brother of Private

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Leslie William Nielsen

Leslie William Nielsen, OC (11 February 1926 – 28 November 2010) was a Canadian and naturalized American actor and comedian. Nielsen appeared in more than one hundred films and 1,500 television programs over the span of his career, portraying more than 220 characters. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Nielsen enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and worked as a disc jockey before receiving a scholarship to Neighborhood Playhouse. Making his television debut in 1948, he quickly expanded to over 50 television appearances two years later. Nielsen made his film debut in 1956, and began collecting roles in dramas, westerns, and romance films from the 1950s to the 1970s.

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Leslie William Nielsen's Timeline

February 11, 1926
Regina, Division No. 6, Saskatchewan, Canada