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The Marriages of Leslie Nielsen


Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen and Barbaree Earl Nielsen in Los Angeles, California on October 20, 2009.

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Noted prankster and actor-comedian Leslie Nielsen was married four times. Here is information about Leslie Nielsen.


Leslie William Nielsen: February 11, 1926 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.


Leslie Nielsen: At the age of 84, Leslie Nielsen died on November 28, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Nielsen died of complications from pneumonia. His wife Barbaree was with him when he died.


Leslie: Actor, producer, writer, radio announcer, disc jockey.


Leslie Nielsen has two daughters.
  • Thea Nielsen Disney: Born in 1960, Thea is a horse trainer. Her mother is Sandy Ullman.
  • Maura Nielsen Kaplan: Born in 1962, Maura is a real estate developer. Her mother is Sandy Ullman.

Fourth Marriage -- Barbaree Earl:

Leslie and Barbara first met in Hawaii around 1990. They were married in 2001.
Leslie: "I can't be around Barbaree without being aware of her love. I remember one time Barbaree looked at me and said, "Are you aware how much I love you?" And I said, "Well, I have some idea." She said, "Do you know, if anything at all should happen to you, I think I would kill myself." There was a long pause. Then she said, "How do you feel?" I'll never forget that one."
Source: Cal Fussman. "Leslie Nielsen: What I've Learned." Esquire. 4/2008.

Third Marriage -- Brooks Oliver:

Leslie met Brooks, a media buyer, on a flight from Acapulco, Mexico three years before their wedding. They were married on November 13, 1981 and divorced in 1983.
Leslie: "I kept waiting for something to go wrong -- but it hasn't."
Source: winnipeg Free Press. 6/20/1981. pg. 53.

Second Marriage -- Alisande "Sandy" Ullman:

The marriage of Leslie and Alisande, a secretary at MGM, was announced in April 1958. They were married on September 10, 1958. Sandy was born abt. 1930. They had two daughters. Leslie and Sandy separated in July 1973 and Leslie sued for divorce in July 1974 citing irreconcilable differences.

First Marriage -- Monica Boyer:

Leslie and Monica, an actress and nightclub singer, were married in 1950 at the Park Avenue Restaurant in New York City. They separated in August 1955, apparently gave it one more try in March 1956, and divorced in June 1956.
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