Leslie Nielsen Dies At The Age Of 84
Posted on Mon Nov 29, 2010 08:29 AM PDT

leslie200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Leslie Nielsen has died due to complications of pneumonia. At the age of 84, the actor starred in blockbuster comedies including Airplane and Naked Gun series.

One of his most famous movie lines from Airplane ... "I am serious . . . and don't call me Shirley." Various celebrities paid tribute to Nielsen via Twitter.

    Ryan Seacrest: Sad to hear about Leslie Nielsen passing. To this day "Airplane" is still one of my favorite comedies ever.

    Marlee Matlin: A lovely man and acquaintance passed away today - Leslie Nielsen. What a lovely, funny, talented man. He will be missed. RIP

    Brooke Burke: So sad to hear about Leslie Neilson passing. Prayers to his loved ones.

    Nia Vardalos: RIP Leslie Nielsen. Shirley, you'll be missed.

    Russell Brand: RIP. Leslie Nielsen. Shirley, he will be missed. Slash: RIP Leslie Nielson, one of my all time favorite comedians. U my friend, will be missed big time. Wow, what a loss. Iii|: ( "& don't call me Shirley."

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