Comedian and actress Leslie Jordan dies in car accident at 67

Comedian and actress Leslie Jordan, known for her roles in ‘Will and Grace’, ‘American Horror Story’ and Instagram footage, died in a car accident in Hollywood on Monday. Jordan, 67, won a primetime Emmy Award for the role of Beverly Leslie in the hit TV show “Will and Grace” in 2006. Los Angeles Police Department Officer Lizbeth Lomeli told The Times at 9:30 a.m. on Romaine Street in Hollywood. For a long time, it is known that the actor and writer died on the spot. It’s not immediately clear whether Jordan died in the crash or whether he suffered a medical emergency beforehand, but the condition of the vehicle suggests that Jordan may have lost control before it crashed into a building, law enforcement sources said. After being cast in the first season of “Murphy Brown” in 1989 and having great success, Jordan’s 30-year career has been characterized by scene-stealing roles in TV shows such as “Bodies of Evidence” and “Hearts of Afire.” His fame grew with appearances in the NBC’s “Will and Grace” and Ryan Murphy’s “American Horror Story” franchise and “The Cool Kids”. During the early months of the 2020 pandemic, Jordan made word of mouth with persistent comedy videos posted on his Instagram from his Chattanooga, Tennessee apartment. . Greet followers with his iconic sign-on Jordan posted twice a day for 80 days, talking about daily life in quarantine. It offers colorful reactions to the latest music like Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s single “WAP”. Create a dance montage to pop music from your backyard to your living room. While walking, he humorously recalls moments of his acting career. “A friend of mine in California called and said, ‘You have a virus.’ And I said, ‘No, honey, I’m fine. I don’t get COVID.’” Jordan joked in one of the videos. “Now that I am looking for content, I don’t know how I did it. … Every day I think, ‘Oh my God! What should I post or come up with?” actor spokesman David Shaul announced the death. “Today’s world is definitely a much darker place without the love and light of Leslie Jordan,” Shaul said. “He was a tremendous gift and joy to work with, as well as providing an emotional haven for the country during the most difficult times. He made up for his lack of stature with generosity and greatness as a son, brother, artist, comedian, partner and human being. The fact that he passed away at the height of his professional and personal life is the only consolation we have today.” After news of Jordan’s death went viral on social media, praise from fellow actors and comedians began to pour in. Eric McCormack, who starred as Will Truman alongside Jordan in “Will & Grace,” said Will Truman, who portrayed the petite strongman as “I He praised him as “the funniest and most hilarious southern man I know.” Thirty years went by too quickly. McCormack tweeted that Sean Hayes, who co-starred in “Will & Grace”, tweeted, “Leslie Jordan was one of the funniest people I’ve ever worked with.” I loved him.” Hayes tweeted. “He will never be like him. A unique talent with a huge and caring heart. I will miss you, dear friend.” Actress Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman on the 1970s TV show of the same name, pointed to Jordan’s pandemic-era video that “put a smile on many faces.” To keep us all smiling and connected in difficult times. … It feels so cruel that this could happen to such a beautiful soul,” Carter wrote.
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