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Comedian (and Epic Movie Actor) Leslie Nielsen, 1926-2010

It might be a stretch to call “The Poseidon Adventure” science fiction. It was part of the all-star disaster genre, thus giving Nielsen impeccable credentials when it came to his most famous movie roles, in the Airplane! series. I actually prefer his role in Forbidden Planet, but that’s just me. Nielsen along with co-star Anne Francis in his second film, Forbidden Planet (1956). Nielsen: “Supposedly a science fiction version of…