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7 Times Leslie Jordan Was Hilarious and Iconic
A Look at 7 of Leslie Jordan's Funny Roles
Leslie Jordan was born in Memphis, Tenn., April 29, 1955. The character actor was known for his quick wit and Southern drawl. His popularity was timeless, as he appealed to longtime sitcom fans and the TikTok generation alike. Jordan won an Emmy for his portrayal of Beverley Leslie in the iconic sitcom Will & Grace.
Jordan died Monday at the age of 67.
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That time with Seth Meyers
Leslie Jordan appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers to discuss how, during the pandemic, he had posted to Instagram and unknowingly gone viral.
New Year's Eve 2021
Just this past New Year's Eve, appearing on CNN with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen, Leslie Jordan warmed everyone's heart with a hillarious cameo.
Leslie as soft serve
Currently on Fox's 'Call Me Kat'
Fans of the currently running Fox sitcom, Call Me Kat, featuring Mayim Bialik, Cheyenne Jackson, Kyla Pratt, Julian Gant, and Swoosie Kurtz, will be devastated that Phil's story will come to an abrupt end, as Leslie Jordan played the ensemble's funny older gay character.
On American Horror Story
Leslie Jordan played several characters on Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story franchise. Here he is in AHS 1984.
Breakout role in Will & Grace
Leslie Jordan appeared in six episodes of Boston Legal, where he played Bernard Ferrion, a man who kept killing people with frying pans.