Leslie Jordan, an actor known for his roles in ‘American Horror Story’ and ‘Will and Grace’, has died. The actor was 67 years old.
As TMZ reports, Jordan was driving in Hollywood on the morning of October 24 when he is suspected to have suffered some sort of medical emergency and crashed into a building.
«The love and light Leslie shared will never fade and we invite you to share your memories during this time. In the coming days we will offer a glimpse into a project that Leslie was very proud of and wanted to share with the world,» reads the actor’s Instagram profile.
Born on April 29, 1955 in Memphis, he made his small screen debut in 1986 appearing in an episode of ‘The Fall Guy’. He went on to regular roles in shows such as ‘Reasonable Doubts’, ‘Bodies of Evidence’ and ‘No Case for the Senator’, but his big break came in 2001, when he signed up for ‘Will and Grace’. He participated in 17 episodes of the production as Beverley Leslie, a role that earned him an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy.
In 2013 he joined the cast of ‘American Horror Story’, a series created by Ryan Murphy in which he appeared in 10 episodes. Call Me Kat’, ‘The Cool Kids’ and ‘Living the Dream’ are other television productions in which he has participated.
On the big screen, he got roles in feature films such as ‘With You Came Disaster’; ‘Hero by Accident’ under the orders of Stephen Frears and with Dustin Hoffman; ‘Friday the 13th: The End. Jason Goes to Hell; The Maids and the Gentlewomen and The United States vs. Billie Holiday. You have two projects pending release: Ron and Strangers in a Strange Land.