How old was Leslie Nielsen in the movie Airplane!?

Leslie Nielsen was 53 in Airplane! when he played the character 'Dr. Rumack'.

That was over 44 years ago in 1980.

In 2010 he died aged 84, starring in 123 films in his career, 64 of those after Airplane! was first released. If he were alive today he would be 98.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Airplane!, I think Leslie Nielsen looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Jerry Zucker has worked with Leslie Nielsen a total of 3 times in his career.
  • Leslie Nielsen's first movie was as 'Dr. Roger Waring' in Dark Possession, released in 1954 when he was 27
  • Airplane! scores 7.3 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Airplane!

Leslie Nielsen's other movies