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Canadian actor whose reputation was transformed by his deadpan comic persona in Airplane! and the Naked Gun series
Comic actor was best known for spoofing his matinee idol looks and authority figure roles in Airplane! and The Naked Gun films
David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker, 1980
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Veteran actor also known for roles in Airplane! and a string of other movies believed to have had heart attack at the age of 83