Leslie Jordan has died aged 67, his agent has confirmed. US media have claimed that the actor, best known for his performances in the television shows Will and Grace and American Horror Story, was killed in a car accident in Los Angeles on Monday morning. According to information provided by the police to the Los Angeles Times, Jordan was pronounced deceased at the site of the accident after his vehicle collided with the side of a building.His publicist remarked that since he had passed away, the world had become a “darker place.”
“He gave an emotional refuge to the nation at one of its most terrible periods,” David Shaul said. “Not only was he a huge talent and joy to work with, but he provided an emotional sanctuary to the nation at one of its most trying times.” The only consolation that can be had at this time is the realization that he has left this planet having reached the pinnacle of both his professional and personal lives.
According to the officers, it is unknown if Jordan passed away as a result of the collision itself or whether he had suffered from a medical issue before to the incident.Jordan was reportedly on his way to the Warner Bros. studio set of the Fox television series Call Me Kat at the time of the accident, according to his agent, Don LeClair, who spoke to Reuters about the situation.In the episode that was modeled after the popular British sitcom Miranda, Jordan portrayed the role of Phil, who was the head baker at Kat’s cafe.According to Variety, production on the third series has been put on hold at this time.
Leslie Allen Jordan was an American actor, writer, and singer.His television roles included Lonnie Garr on Hearts Afire (1993–1995), Beverley Leslie on Will & Grace (2001–2006, 2017–2020), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2006, several characters in the American Horror Story franchise (2013–2019), Sid on The Cool Kids (2018–2019), and Phil on Call Me Kat (2021–2022).
In theater, he played Earl “Brother Boy” Ingram from Sordid Lives, and also portrayed the character in the popular cult film of the same name. During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Jordan became an Instagram sensation, amassing 5.8 million followers. In April 2021, he published his autobiography, How Y’all Doing? Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived, he published his autobiography, How Y’all Doing? Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived.