Leslie Nielsen Biography (1926-)



Born February 11, 1926, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada; son of Ingvard (an officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police) and Maybelle Nielsen; nephew ofJean Hersholt (an actor); married Monica Boyar, 1950 (marriage ended, 1955);married Barbaree Eari (marriage ended); married Alisande Ullman, 1958 (marriage ended, 1973); married Brooks Oliver, 1981 (divorced, 1983); children: (third marriage) two. Education: Attended Victoria High School, Edmonton,Alberta; attended Academy of Radio Arts, Toronto, Ontario; studied at Neighborhood Playhouse, New York City. Addresses: Agent-- Bresler, Kelly, and Associates, 11500 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 510, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1529. Career: Actor, producer, and writer. Worked as a radio announcer in Canada; appeared in television commercials, including those for BritishColumbia Lottery Corp., 1997, and Better Hearing Institute, 1998. Awards,Honors: Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, 1981, for Police Squad!; Special Award, male comedy star of the year, ShoWest Convention, National Association of Theatre Owners, 1989; shared MTV Movie Award nomination, best kiss (with Priscilla Presley), 1991, for Naked Gun 2-1/2: The Smell of Fear. Addresses: Agent: Bresler, Kelly, and Associates, 11500 West Olympic Blvd., Suite 510, Los Angeles, CA 90064-1529.

Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, writer
Birth Details
February 11, 1926
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

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