How old was Leslie Nielsen in the movie Forbidden Planet?

Leslie Nielsen was 29 in Forbidden Planet when he played the character 'Commander John J. Adams'.

That was over 68 years ago in 1956.

In 2010 he died aged 84, starring in 123 films in his career, 119 of those after Forbidden Planet was first released. If he were alive today he would be 98.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Forbidden Planet, I think Leslie Nielsen looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Fred M. Wilcox has worked with Leslie Nielsen just once in his career.
  • Leslie Nielsen's first movie was as 'Dr. Roger Waring' in Dark Possession, released in 1954 when he was 27
  • Forbidden Planet scores 7.31 out of 10 on TMDB.

Leslie Nielsen's other movies