Leslie Nielsen: Remembering his TV career with 'Tales of Tomorrow' and 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents'
In 1953, Nielsen starred as a struggling author in "Tales of Tomorrow," a suspense series that ran for two seasons. "What happens when an unknown writer finds himself faced with the choice between a brilliant career and the loss of his wife? Who is his mysterious collaborator?" the narrator asks.
Nielsen plays Bert, the author, who answers a strange ad when he's tired of being supported by his wife's job. Watch the entire episode below! Nielsen appeared on six total episodes of "Tales of Tomorrow," playing a different role in each half-hour short.
Nielsen also appeared in the beloved series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents." He did two episodes of Hitchcock's show. In the episode below, titled "The $2,000,000 Defense" Nielsen plays Lloyd Ashley, a desperate man who makes a hefty deal with his defense lawyer in order to help his case.
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