Leslie Nielsen dead at 84

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Actor, comedian and all-around funny man Leslie Nielsen died last night from complications of pneumonia at the age of 84 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Nielsen, who was an expert in deadpan and likely best known as a star of slapstick comedy films like "Airplane" and "The Naked Gun," also starred in "Forbidden Planet" and "Poseidon Adventure."
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