Leslie Jordan, a loved actor best known for his roles on “Will & Grace” as well as his positive-go-lucky social media presence, died. He was 67.
Jordan’s representative confirmed Jordan’s death and said that the world would be a darker place without Leslie Jordan.
A statement said that “not only was he an enormous talent and joy to use, but he also provided an emotional refuge for the nation during one of its most difficult times.” “What he was lacking in height, he made up in generosity and greatness, as a brother, artist, comedian, and partner, and as a human being.”
According to law enforcement sources, Jordan was driving in Hollywood on Monday
morning when the accident occurred. According to TMZ, it was believed that Jordan had suffered a medical emergency and crashed his BMW into a side wall of a building.
Jordan leased the vehicle’s license plate.
In 2006, Jordan was awarded a primetime Emmy for his portrayal of Beverly Leslie on the TV series “Will and Grace”. He was Lonnie Garr on “Hearts Afire”, Phil in “Call Me Kat,” as well as several other characters in “American Horror Story.”
Jordan’s social media presence was not only notable for his roles in Hollywood, but also
for his interactions with celebrities during the COVID-19 pandemic. His Instagram followers shot up to 5.8 million and he even got a book deal.
Jordan spoke with the outlet last month to promote his book, “How Yis ’all Doing?” Jordan said that his Instagram success had attracted the attention of a publisher.
Jordan stated that HarperCollins approached me and suggested that they see a book. They gave me a list with all the posts I had, which they believed could be chapters.
“What a wonderful writing exercise. I was able to o back to those two-minute posts and make them into a chapter.
Jordan told the outlet at the time that he was doing “amazing” work.
“Right now at 67 years old, I am happier than ever., Jordan stated on September 6 that he is more in touch with who and what he is.