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Actor and comedian Leslie Jordan dies at 67

Leslie Jordan, the favored actor and comedian identified for roles in “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story” died Monday. He was 67. 

Jordan was in a automotive crash round 9:30 a.m. Monday at Romaine Street and Cahuenga Boulevard in Los Angeles, information retailers reported. Law enforcement arrange a white tent at the crash web site and mentioned the motive force died at the scene. 

 The Los Angeles Times and TMZ each reported the person was Jordan.

“Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Jordan was driving in Hollywood Monday morning when it’s suspected he suffered some sort of medical emergency and crashed his BMW into the side of a building,” TMZ reported.

It was not instantly clear if Jordan died on account of the crash or due to a medical emergency.

A consultant for Jordan launched this assertion: 

The world is unquestionably a a lot darker place immediately with out the love and mild of Leslie Jordan. Not solely was he a mega expertise and pleasure to work with, however he offered an emotional sanctuary to the nation at one in all it is most tough occasions. What he lacked in peak he made up for in generosity and greatness as a son, brother, artist, comedian, associate and human being. Knowing that he has left the world at the peak of each his skilled and personal life is the one solace one can have immediately.  

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Jordan was in numerous films together with The United States vs. Billie Holiday, Ski Patrol and The Help.

Jordan appeared on CNN’s New Year’s Eve 2021 countdown, serving to to herald the 2022 new year with Andy (*67*) and Anderson Cooper. 

Jordan had an in depth tv career relationship again to the 1980’s and was well-known as Beverley Jordan, the hilarious “frenemy” of Karen on “Will & Grace.” He additionally performed the position of Sid within the sitcom “The Cool Kids,” a comedy about life in a retirement group.

(This is a growing story. Check again for updates.) 

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