Leslie Nielsen

Biography: Leslie Nielsen, primarily known for his comedy works for The Naked Gun films, was first introduced to the screen in the 50's, starring in science fiction films which included his first film, Forbidden Planet and Dark Intruder. Since the 80's he has been in a number of comedy spoofs that include Airplane, Naked Gun, Repossessed, Spy Hard, Mel Brooks's Dracula Dead and Loving It, Wrongfulyl Accused and 2001 A Space Travesty. Even though Leslie is usually in his funny comedy roles, he has in fact had Emmy Award Nominations for drama films which include him playing the sleazy john who Barbara Streisand kills in Nuts and as the rich snob in Soul Man. His other serious roles include, Grand Jury, Day of the Animals, Project Kill, The Plainsman, Mr. Magoo, Prom Night, Creepshow and as the ill-fated captain in The Poseidon Adventure. Today he continues his work in comedic spoofs.

Leslie Nielsen's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 43
Highest Metascore: 76 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Lowest Metascore: 25 Spy Hard
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 3 out of 4
4 movie reviews

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