Leslie Jordan, well-known for his roles on the TV shows Will and Grace and American Horror Story and his well-liked social media videos, tragically passed away at 67 after a car accident.
According to TMZ, the actor allegedly experienced a medical problem this morning while operating his BMW in Hollywood, causing it to crash into a building.
Leslie Jordan, an actor, writer and singer best known for his roles in “Will & Grace,” “American Horror Story” and “Hearts Afire,” has died. He was 67. https://t.co/hnDbzTRGzJ pic.twitter.com/T6jezhS0vw
— Variety (@Variety) October 24, 2022
The world would be much darker today without Leslie Jorda’s love and light claims Leslie Jordan’s agent David Shaul. “.
“He more than compensated for his diminutive stature with kindness and greatness as a son, brother, artist, comic, friend, and human being. Right now, the only consolation one can find is the knowledge that they left this world at the height of their personal and professional lives.
Throughout his extensive career, Jordan, a distinctive performer who stood 4’11” and was out as gay, lent his comedic talents to many shows.
His most notable performance was as Karen’s ambiguous sexual rival in a recurring part on the hit sitcom Will. In 2006, Jordan won an Emmy for his contribution.
In the American Horror Story series, Jordan also played various roles. In the series Call Me Kat, he appeared alongside Mayim Bialik most recently.
He had notable roles in the 2000 films Sordid Lives and the Oscar-winning The Help.
However, Jordan’s social media activity has made him well-known to a sizable audience. He gained enormous viral fame in 2020 thanks to his Instagram skits, jokes, and stories.
More than 5.6 million people followed him on Instagram.
When the COVID-19 outbreak was at its worst, when his rise to viral fame peaked, he offered much-needed solace and may you, Leslie Jordan, rest in peace and provide much-needed relief. We won’t see him on screen again, but he had an exceptional talent.
During this trying time, our hearts go out to his family, friends, and loved ones—lockdowns by provoking laughter.
In addition to being a great talent and pleasure to work with, David Shaul said of the man, “He gave the nation an emotional haven at one of its most trying times.
After the actor passed away, many of his fans and coworkers posted their sorrow and condolences on social media:
I am stunned at the death of Leslie Jordan, who delighted us with his many roles on television and film. The cause of death was a car crash after he suffered a medical emergency. Leslie, we are heartbroken at your loss and will miss your mirth and your inimitable spirit.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) October 24, 2022
Rest in peace, Leslie Jordan. Thank you for the countless laughs and for sharing your spirit with us all. 💘 pic.twitter.com/PzJq31z19T
— RuPaul's Drag Race (@RuPaulsDragRace) October 24, 2022
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