The day he would have turned 95, fans around the world remember him. Leslie nielsen with tribute posts on social media. With an entertainment career spanning more than six decades, Nielsen played more than 220 characters in his lifetime, and the one-of-a-kind actor made each role a memorable performance. Sadly, we lost Nielsen when he passed away in 2010 at the age of 84, but more than a decade later, fans still pay tribute to the late actor in honor of his birthday.
“Happy birthday, Leslie Nielsen! Forbidden planet You can play Naked Gun directly or make it fun or both, “writes a fan on Twitter.
Post a video of Nielsen’s guest appearance on Murder, she wrote, The 80s Quadrant writes: “Remembering #LeslieNielsen on his birth date. Leslie’s long acting career resurfaced in the # 80s and here is one of his many guest starring roles on television, #MurderSheWrote. Even this short seen with #AngelaLansbury is genius. “
The Default Orchestra also tweeted some illustrations of Nielsen’s character along with a poignant message. It says: “Today would be LESLIE NIELSEN’s 95th birthday. The naked gun, Spy hard, and of course #ForbiddenPlanet, we remember him fondly here with abstract TDO #DigitalArt portraying him in his role as Commander John J. Adams. “
“Remembering today the late Canadian actor #LeslieNielsen #BOTD in 1926, seen here with his co-stars #PeterFalk #SusanClark & #JessieRoyceLandis in the episode” LADY IN WAITING “(1971) of the #NBC mystery crime series # Columbo “, another publications along with some images of Nielsen in Columbo.
And another fan remembers Leslie with this classic quote from the late actor: “When people laugh, they don’t hit you. You’re safe and secure. It’s when they stop laughing that it’s dangerous.”
While he had shown his talents as a serious actor in films like Forbidden planet Y Poseidon’s adventure, Nielsen is probably most appreciated for his many comedy roles. His popular role in Plane! is one of his most beloved by fans, with Roger Ebert dubbing Nielsen as the “Olivier of parodies” after seeing the film. Many fans still quote his character from that image to this day.
Nielsen’s role as Frank Drebin in The naked gun The film series, which consisted of three films, is also highly acclaimed. Even horror fans love Nielsen for his hilarious role in A scare show, which saw him playing a murderous villain. Some of Nielsen’s other more popular performances include roles in movies like Spy hard, Mr. Magoo, Dracula: dead and loving him, and the Scary Movie Serie. His last role was in the 2011 comedy film. Stonerville.
Happy birthday heavenly to Leslie Nielsen. The highly talented actor may be greatly missed, but his performances will continue to entertain fans of all ages for years to come. The day that would have been your birthday is as good a time as any to revisit a classic Nielsen movie or two and have a little laugh. In any case, regardless of how you choose to recognize Nielsen for his birthday, one thing is for sure: don’t call him Shirley.
Topics: Birthday, The Naked Gun