How old was Leslie Nielsen in his first movie: Dark Possession?

Leslie Nielsen was 27 in Dark Possession when he played the character 'Dr. Roger Waring'.

That was over 70 years ago in 1954.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 2010 he died aged 84, starring in 123 films in his career, 123 of those after Dark Possession was first released. If he were alive today he would be 98.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Dark Possession, I think Leslie Nielsen looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Franklin J. Schaffner has worked with Leslie Nielsen a total of 2 times in his career.
  • Leslie Nielsen's first movie was as 'Dr. Roger Waring' in Dark Possession, released in 1954 when he was 27
  • Dark Possession scores just 0 out of 10 on TMDB.

Leslie Nielsen's other movies