Leslie Jordan, 'Will & Grace' Actor And Social Media Star Dies At Aged 67

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Oct. 25, 2022

Leslie Jordan, the actor, comedian, and musician known for his roles in “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story” died after a car crash Monday in Hollywood.

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Jordan, 67, won an Emmy in 2006 for her portrayal of the snide Beverly Leslie on the hit TV show "Will & Grace."

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Jordan was behind the wheel of a BMW when he crashed into the side of a building at Cahuenga Boulevard and Romaine Street at 9:30 a.m.

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Los Angeles Police Department Officer Lizeth Lomeli told The Times that the longtime actor and author was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Officials also said it was unclear if Jordan was killed in the collision or if he was suffering from a pre-existing medical emergency.

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BMW had been replaced by bundles of flowers and a handwritten note on lined paper: “Thank you for being a light in this world! You will be missed. RIP!”

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Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1955, he came out as gay to his mother at age 12 in the deeply conservative US state.

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Leslie Jordan told People magazine last year. "I told my mother I thought something was up. I didn't even know the word 'gay,'"

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