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Remembering Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan passed away on Monday October 24 from a fatal accident. The actor was 67. Known for his work on Will & Grace, and his comedy, Hollywood and fans alike celebrate his legacy.

Leslie Jordan’s career extended to TV, film, theater, music, and beyond

A lot of Jordan’s career included guest roles on TV shows like Murphy BrownWill & GraceLois and Clark, Reba, and American Horror Story. He also starred in moves like The HelpSki Patrol, and more recently The Unites States vs. Billie Holiday. 

Within the theater world, he was a creative and accomplished playwright and actor. He played Earl “Brother Boy” in Sordid Lives, and wrote and starred in Hysterical Blindness and Other Southern Tragedies That Have Plagued My Life Thus Far.

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In 2006, the actor won the Emmy award for guest actor in a comedy series. In 2021 he received GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics’ Timeless Star award.

He was also a talented singer, releasing a gospel album in 2021 titled Company’s Comin’.

Other credits include being a TikTok superstar

When COVID hit in 2020, Leslie Jordan began posting funny and relatable videos of himself in his apartment on Instagram and TikTok. He quickly gained many followers, being a light, and comedic presence during a time of such dread and uncertainty.

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Hollywood and fans remember the actor and comedian

Actors, artist, and fans went to Twitter to share their love for the late star.

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We’re sending our love to Leslie Jordan’s family and friends.

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