Leslie Jordan Dies In Car Crash At Age 67


Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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Leslie Jordan died in a car crash after suffering a medical emergency Monday morning.

The 67-year-old beloved actor was driving in Hollywood when it is suspected that a medical emergency caused him to lose control of his BMW, which then crashed into the side of a building, according to TMZ. Leslie, a multi-talented actor and comedian, famously appeared in popular television shows “Will & Grace,” “Hearts Afire,” “The Cool Kids” and “American Horror Story,” according to TMZ.

Jordan also appeared on the big screen over the course of his decades-long career. He appeared in movies such as “Ski Patrol” and “The Help, and was recognized for his versatility as an actor. He was often asked to make guest appearances on shows such as “Murphy Brown,” “Ugly Betty,” and “Boston Public.”

Jordan’s comedic personality helped him soar to fame on social media during the pandemic. He frequently posted silly videos and light-hearted commentary that led to the exponential growth of his social media fanbase. He catapulted to fame on Instagram by rising from 80,000 followers pre-pandemic, to a jaw-dropping 5.8 million followers at the time of his death, according to TMZ. (RELATED: Zuri Craig Dead At 44)

Jordan recently received GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics’ Timeless Star award in 2021, according to Variety.

Leslie’s last posted a video of himself singing a hymn on his Instagram account.


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He is remembered as a silly, happy comedian, and is mourned by friends, fans and loved ones alike.