Leslie Nielsen who brought much laughter to movie goers died yesterday at the age of 84. Best known for his roles in Airplane, and The Naked Gun series, his deadpan delivery kept movie audiences laughing.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks to USA Today about working with Nielsen:

"He would often engage the casual acquaintance in what seemed to be a serious conversation while he manipulated a whoopie cushion causing that person to look around and try to figure out what exactly was going on."

Read the entire interview at USAToday.com.

via Kareem Abdul-Jabbar remembers Leslie Nielsen