Comedian and actor Leslie Jordan dies after automobile crash at age 67

Comedian and actor Leslie Jordan, recognized for his roles in “Will and Grace” and “American Horror Story,” has died after a automobile crash Monday morning in Hollywood, sources confirmed to The Occasions.

Jordan, 67, gained a prime-time Emmy in 2006 for his efficiency as Beverly Leslie within the TV present “Will and Grace.”

Jordan was behind the wheel of a BMW when he crashed into the aspect of a constructing at Cahuenga Boulevard and Romaine Avenue in Hollywood at 9:30 a.m., Los Angles police Officer Lizbeth Lomeli instructed The Occasions. The longtime actor and author was declared lifeless on the scene.

It was not instantly clear whether or not Jordan was killed within the crash or suffered a medical emergency beforehand, however the situation of the automobile recommended Jordan could have misplaced management of the automobile earlier than the crash, a regulation enforcement supply stated.

After getting his large break in 1989 when he was solid within the first season of “Murphy Brown,” Jordan’s 30-year profession was marked by scene-stealing roles in tv reveals equivalent to “Bodies of Evidence” and “Hearts of Afire.”

His fame grew whereas starring in NBC’s “Will and Grace,” in addition to stints on Ryan Murphy’s “American Horror Story” franchise and “The Cool Kids,” wherein he performed queer, assured senior citizen Sid Delacroix.

Extra not too long ago, whereas holed up in an residence of his native Chattanooga, Tenn., Leslie discovered on-line viral fame with a continuing string of Instagram movies, the place he would comedically quip about day-to-day life in quarantine, marked by his vigorous, Southern accent.

It is a breaking information story that will likely be up to date as extra particulars turn out to be out there.