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Leslie Neilsen | Leslie Nelson | Leslie Nielson
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on touring in Ireland with Robert Goulet
]: That was a wonderful time. Halfway through, we were joined by a friend, a mad Armenian. We were enjoying ourselves so much, with a drink here and a drink there, what we should have done - like mountaineers - was to tie ropes around our waists, so if anybody fell, we would know.
Leslie Nielsen passed away only eight months after his Airplane
co-star Peter Graves
(who was also only a month younger than him).
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."