Leslie Jordan Social Media Star Died at 67. Will and Grace star Leslie Jordan has died, his agent announced. He is 67 years old.
Jordan’s talent agent Sarabeth Schedeen said the world would be much darker today without his love and light. He provided an emotional sanctuary when the country was at its most difficult times. He accomplished greatness as an artist, comedian, brother, son and human being. The only solace he has today is that he left the world when he was at the peak of both his personal and professional life.
Beyond his talent, his ability to connect with people of all ages, kindness and sweetness will be greatly missed by all. Leslie’s gifts of joy to those she touched will be greatly missed, his attorney Eric Feig said in a statement.
Jordan was involved in a car accident Monday morning and was pronounced dead at the scene. A spokeswoman for the L.A. County Coroner and Fire Department said Jordan was identified.
Jordan’s Hollywood Journey:
The book “My Trip Down the Pink Carpet” was published in 2009. The book documents his 1982 move from Tennessee to Hollywood. He has worked in television shows like “The Fall Guy”, “The People Next Door”, “And Designing Women”.
He has amassed a few million followers on Instagram. His last posting on Instagram was on Sunday when he sang a hymn with artist Danny Myrick. Instagram has become a platform for Jordan to share his ordeal memories and stories of family members.