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Leslie Nielsen of 'Naked Gun' fame dies at age 84

Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona for inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in "Airplane!" and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in "The Naked Gun" comedies, died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84.

 
 

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Leslie Nielsen, seen here as Lt. Frank Drebin in the movie "The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad," died Sunday at a Florida hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia.


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