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Leslie Nielsen's Memorable Roles: The Airplane and Naked Gun Star Made Us Laugh (Video)

leslie nielsenThe movie world is mourning the loss of comedic actor Leslie Nielsen.  His acting career spanned over fifty years and resulted in more than 100 films to his credit.  For many of us, Leslie Nielsen will forever be known for his iconic roles in the Airplane and Naked Gun franchises in which he poked fun at the movie industry itself.

Keep reading to see some of our favorite clips from Leslie Nielsen’s best known roles.

 No matter the decade and what was going on in the world, Leslie Nielsen had a way of making us laugh.  By learning early in is career not to take himself too seriously, Nielsen was able to capture the irony of the times and make us laugh. 

Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Leslie Nielsen.

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