Leslie Nielsen was born on February 11, 1926. He encouraged Jean Hersholt to think about his uncle the actor.
Previously, however, he joined the Canadian Air Force, although he was almost deaf – he wore headphones. However, he was too young to take an active part in World War II.
He later worked as a radio record player, after which he received a scholarship to a school in New York, where he studied dramatic art and music.
His career began in television, including voice in documentaries and commercials. A few years later, he joined the film. His first roles included the character as a romantic actor and hero. In 1980, however, Buckle Up, Please! The role of the film appeared in the protagonist. It was a comedy, a parody of catastrophic films that had an air tragedy. In 2008, the American Film Institute ranked the film among the top 10 comedies of all time.
When someone said that this task was against the Nielson type, he replied that they had been left out of his style until then, and that was what he always wanted to do. And so, after this film, he became a master of dry humor comedy.
His most famous repertoire is probably the Crazy Shot series. WC 40 agent, Drown on the Run, Space Fart, Mr. He also took part in Magor parodies. In total, he has starred in more than 100 films.
The actor was married four times. He died on November 28, 2010 after pneumonia. He remained a player until the very last moment, when he chose the epitaph “Let ‘er rip” on the tombstone as a reference to his favorite farce toy.