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Leslie Neilsen | Leslie Nelson | Leslie Nielson
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on specializing in serious roles in his early years]: Actually, I always wanted to do comedy, but I never made the effort because I was a coward. I didn't have the courage. I was a closet comedian. I was too self-conscious and lacking in confidence.
While in Winnipeg, Canada, to promote their movie Men with Brooms
(2002), he and co-star Paul Gross
received Honorary Citizenships from Winnipeg Mayor Glen Murray at the Granite Curling Club.
Misinterprets what other people say. For example, in The Naked Gun, a character offers him a cigar and says, "Cuban?" Leslie's character replies with "Err, no. Dutch Irish. My father was from Wales."