Leslie Nielsen, star of Airplane and the Naked Gun series, among other comedic and serious films has died, he was 84 years old.
Nielsen passed away at a hospital near his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Sunday. Nielsen is said to have been suffering from complications due to pneumonia.
The actors passing was confirmed by his nephew Doug Nielsen:
“Today at 5:30 with his friends and his wife by his side, he just fell asleep and passed away. It’s very sad. But he died peacefully, surrounded by his friends, his family and his wife.”
Our thoughts go out to his family and friends, he always made us laugh and he will definitely be missed.