‘Will & Grace’ Star Leslie Jordan Dies, Age 67

Leslie Jordan, the beloved comedian best known for his role as Beverly Leslie on “Will & Grace,” is dead at 67. TMZ broke the news on Monday, October 24, revealing that Jordan reportedly experienced a medical emergency while driving in Hollywood. He subsequently crashed his BMW into the side of a building. No further details are currently known about his cause of death.

While his Hollywood career spans decades, dating back to the 1980s, he became well-known in the ’90s after joining “Will & Grace.” He went on to appear in popular series including “American Horror Story” and “Hearts Afire,” among many others.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Leslie Jordan became one of the most popular and joyous social media personalities, posting hilarious videos to keep everyone’s spirits up. His efforts saw his 80,000 following grow to nearly 6 million.

While it’s impossible to know what his personal health situation was like, he has been seen out and about in Los Angeles quite recently and posted on Instagram less than 24 hours before his death.

Leslie Jordan may be dead, but he’s not someone fans will forget anytime soon.

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