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Naked Gun’s Leslie Nielsen Dead at 84

Leslie Nielsen, best known for starring in Airplane! and as Lieutenant Frank Drebin in the Naked Gun franchise, died Sunday of complications from pneumonia at age 84, at a hospital near his home in Fort Lauderdale. The beloved actor earned an Emmy nod for his turn in the TV series Police Squad!. In lieu of flowers, Nielsen's family is asking that donations be made in his name to a charity. [HR, Deadline]

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