A legend! Leslie Jordan was a well-known actor, a star in Hollywood, and a big deal on the internet. The longtime star died in a fatal car accident on October 24, 2022, his rep told In Touch.
Before he died, he was in some of the most famous TV shows and movies ever made. “Without Leslie Jordan’s love and light, the world is much darker today.
In a statement to In Touch, his manager said, “Not only was he a huge talent and a joy to work with, but he also gave the country a safe place to feel when things were hard.” “He was not very tall, but he made up for it by being kind and a great son, brother, artist, comedian, partner, and person.
Today, the only comfort we can have is knowing that he left the world at the top of his career and personal life. Since the 1980s, Leslie has made a difference in the entertainment business.
Read on to learn more about his well-known roles on TV and in movies.
American Horror Story featured Leslie Jordan.
Throughout the series, Leslie played different roles that showed off his many acting skills. In season 3, he played Quentin Fleming. In season 6, he played Ashley Gilbert/Cricket Marlowe, and in season 9, he played Courtney.
Will & Grace starred Leslie Jordan.
Leslie won an Emmy for his role as Beverly Leslie on the hit TV show. He got the award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. The famous entertainer accidentally broke the prestigious trophy when he put it in his suitcase right after winning.
In 2016, he told Go Pride, “There is an Emmy hospital.” “They will not fix them, and you have to give them up. But for $300, they will give you a brand-new Emmy,” he said, adding, “I still kind of like her.” She is a mess and has been through so much shame.”
Leslie was in the ‘The Cool Kids’.
Leslie was excellent in every type of show, whether it was a drama, a horror show, or a comedy. The 2018 Fox show was about three famous men at a senior center who were quickly replaced by someone else.
The best thing about the show was that Leslie could be himself, which was funny. The show was only on for one season, which was too bad.
“I grew up in a very religious, kind of homophobic environment, and all of a sudden, I get to play this openly gay character who is perfectly happy with who he is and what he is,” Leslie said at the 2018 preview event for the sitcom. “Right now, that is me.”
Call Me Kat starred Leslie Jordan.
Leslie stole the show in the 2021 series when he played Phil. The man from Tennessee had talked before about what he learned on the set of Call Me Kat. In September 2022, he told AfterBuzz TV, “I always steal the show.”
“I am the funny guy who always has a zinger and likes to show off, but I can not do that here. I have got to give. Being a worker among workers has turned out to be a great thing, and I can now watch myself. I never liked to protect myself before, but now I can because I am just being myself.