Leslie Jordan Actor and comedian died at 67

Leslie Jordan

The actor and comedian Leslie Jordan passed away on Monday in Hollywood, California, following an automobile accident. Age-wise, he was 67.

His publicist David Shaul said that “not only was he a great talent and delight to work with, but he gave an emotional sanctuary to the nation” in a statement confirming the news to NPR.

Jordan impacted the side of a building near Cahuenga Boulevard and Romaine Street while driving in Hollywood on Monday morning. He may have experienced a medical emergency of some kind.

Jordan was well-known for his work on American Horror Story, Call Me Kat, and his role as Beverly Leslie on the enduring sitcom Will & Grace.

In addition to “The Help,” “The Cool Kids,” and “Call Me Kat,” which is currently running its third season on Fox, Jordan was a seasoned actress. He received an Emmy Award in 2006 for his performance as Beverly Leslie, Karen’s sexually ambiguous socialite foe, in the comedy series “Will & Grace.”

But as he shared heartfelt jokes and updates throughout the epidemic, Jordan’s reputation on social media expanded rapidly over the previous several years. He accumulated more than 5 million followers on Instagram.

He appeared in movies like “Ski Patrol,” “Roadside Rodeo,” “Love Ranch,” “Southern Baptist Sissies,” and “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” as well as television shows like “Ally McBeal,” “Ugly Betty,” “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” “Hidden Palms,” “Star Trek: Voyager,” “Caroline in the City,” “Pee-We

Jordan was brought up in the Southern Baptist Church in Tennessee. He ultimately developed a rift with the church as he got older and came to terms with being gay.

He said to NPR in 2021, “It’s hard to accept something that doesn’t welcome you.

In 2021, he finally returned to the church and issued a gospel record.

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