Leslie Nielsen Remembered

By Madhusmita, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

FORT LAUDERDALE (GaeaTimes.com)- The Hollywood stars and all other celebrities of entertainment industry expressed their condolence and paid tribute to Leslie Nielsen after his death. Leslie Nielsen died at a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Sunday with his friends and wife by his side, his nephew Doug Nielsen told a reputed media source. The actor was 84 year old and his family said that they would announce the funeral dates shortly.

Doug Nielsen said that his uncle was admitted to hospital for about 12 days owing to pneumonia. However, he said that Leslie Nielsen’s condition deteriorated in last 2 days as his whole body was infected. The Canadian comedy world remembered Leslie Nielsen and paid tribute to him for his contribution in the comedy world. American rapper Nicki Minaj expressed her condolence and said that Leslie Nielsen will be remembered as one of the “amazing” actors of all times. “The L Word” actress Marlee Matlin took to the social networking site and wrote that Leslie Nielsen was a funny, lovely and a talented man. Marlee Matlin also wrote that Leslie Nielsen will be greatly missed by everyone.

Leslie Nielsen acted in about 100 films and his films which brought him to spotlight were “The Naked Gun” series, “Airplane!”, “The Poseidon Adventure” and the “Scary Movie” series. Brent Butt, who performed with Leslie Nielsen in 2005 at the Saskatchewan Centennial Celebration said that the actor was a “pro” in acting. However, Bren Butt said that he thinks what he would miss most about Leslie Nielsen is nice and generous nature. Ryan Seacrest, American radio personality and television personality also remembered Leslie Nielsen and wrote on the home page of his social networking site that “Airplane!” is one of his favorite comedies.

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