At 83, Fort Lauderdale's Leading Man Takes a Woman's Role

You have to squint past the bad wig and lipstick, maybe pause at the 40-second mark, but the hottest mess in this train wreck of a movie trailer is Leslie Nielsen, the actor who like all good Canadians bought property and is now your South Florida neighbor.

But hey, don't judge. I believe that in the pre-television days when Nielsen first started acting, all the female roles were played by men.

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