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Leslie Nielsen


B: February 11, 1926 in Regina, Saskatchewan
D: November 28, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Leslie Nielsen in a publicity still from the 1956 feature Forbidden Planet that costarred Walter Pidgeon. Nielsen spent his early childhood in the isolated Yukon Territories where his father, an officer in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, was stationed at Fort Nelson. When it came time for Leslie and his brother Eric to attend school, the family left for Edmonton, Alberta.

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