He hit a building with his vehicle. / US comedian Leslie Jordan dies in car crash
The American comedian and actor Leslie Jordan is dead. His spokesman confirmed the death of the actor known from TV series such as »Will & Grace« and »American Horror Story« on Monday. Jordan was 67 years old. According to US media reports, he died in a car accident. “TMZ.com” and “People.com” reported, citing police circles, that the accident occurred on Monday morning (local time) in Hollywood.
Accordingly, his car had rammed a building. Jordan had previously had an unspecified “medical emergency” at the wheel, police said. The actor was on his way to work in a film studio.
Numerous colleagues, including Michelle Pfeiffer, Selma Blair and Dylan McDermott, expressed their sadness. “Leslie was such a light to so many,” Pfeiffer wrote on Instagram. He generously gave the world his love and humor, especially during the Corona lockdown.
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Jordan was a wonderful friend and a great talent, McDermott paid tribute to the comedian. During the shooting of “American Horror Story” they would have made each other laugh. Jordan has appeared in numerous television productions, including Hearts Afire and Boston Legal. He won an Emmy in 2006 for his guest role on the popular sitcom Will & Grace.
The comedian, who is just under 1.50 meters tall, posted humorous videos on Instagram during the corona pandemic, which brought him almost six million followers. »Not only was he incredibly talented and a dream to work with. He has created an emotional retreat in the most difficult times. What he lacked in height, Leslie made up for in generosity and greatness as a son, brother, artist, comedian, partner and person,” his agent Don LeClair wrote in a statement following the actor’s death.