Leslie Allen Jordan was an American actor, author, and singer. His TV roles include Lonnie Garr on Hearts Afire and Beverly Leslie on Will & Grace, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2006.
Recently, the news came out that Leslie Jordan has died. The actor and comedian died Monday morning after a car accident in Hollywood, California. He was 67.
In this article, we’ll uncover all the details regarding Leslie Jordan’s dating life, career, and how he died.
Who Was Leslie Jordan Dating Before His Tragic Death?
Leslie was openly gay for most of his adult life, but he kept most of his dating and relationship life to himself.
In a recent interview, it came out that Leslie Jordan fell in love with a new man just a few months before his tragic death. He also gushed about his boyfriend in February.
In an interview with Pride Source, Leslie, who is 67, talked about how hard it is for him to accept compliments. But he told them that a new man in his life was helping him get over this problem.
“Every time someone compliments me, Leslie, my boyfriend tells me, ‘Compliment them back,'” “And I said, ‘No, I’m too busy,'” the actor said, waving his arms.
Leslie went on: “But he’ll say, ‘Own it and say, by the way, you…’ and that’s what you do. “I am working on that. “I’m working really hard on that,” he said in the end.
Leslie talked about his boyfriend during the interview, but he was never seen on social media with the mystery man.
But in 2017, he talked about being with a man “20 years younger” who “had a thing for silver-headed men.” He told The Gay Times that they were going to get married, but it looks like they didn’t make it that far. Leslie also talked about how he used to date only straight men. He said, “That’s what my generation did… I spent 10 years with one.”
Leslie Jordan Cause Of Death: How Did He Die?
The beloved comedian and actor Leslie Jordan, who was best known for his work on “Will and Grace,” has died, his agent at the age of 67.
Sarabeth Schedeen, Jordan’s talent agent, said in a statement, “The world is definitely a much darker place today without the love and light of Leslie Jordan. Not only was he a mega talent and joy to work with, but he provided an emotional sanctuary to the nation at one of its most difficult times. What he lacked in height he made up for in generosity and greatness as a son, brother, artist, comedian, partner, and human being. Knowing that he has left the world at the height of both his professional and personal life is the only solace one can have today.”
Jordan was driving Monday morning when he may have had a medical emergency and crashed into the building, according to TMZ.
The Los Angeles Police Department told, after Jordan’s car crash, “At about 9:30 a.m. on Monday, there was a fatal car crash at the corner of Cahuenga Boulevard and Romaine Street. At the scene, an adult male was pronounced dead.”
An eyewitness told ET that when they got to work across from the crash on Monday, they saw paramedics trying to revive Leslie, but it looked like he was already gone.