Leslie Jordan remembered by ‘Will & Grace’ co-stars Sean Hayes, Eric McCormack, others: “There will never be anyone like him”
Tributes are pouring in for beloved actor Leslie Jordan. Jordan, remembered for his portrayal of Beverley Leslie, on sitcom Will & Grace, among numerous other credits, died this morning in a single-vehicle accident in Hollywood.
Leslie’s Will & Grace co-star Sean Hayes wrote of Jordan on Twitter: “My heart is broken. Leslie Jordan was one of the funniest people I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. Everyone who ever met him loved him. There will never be anyone like him. A unique talent with a huge, caring heart. You will be missed, my dear friend.”
Eric McCormack, who starred as Will Truman on Will & Grace tweeted “Crushed to learn about the loss of @thelesliejordan, the funniest and most flirtatious southern gentleman I’ve ever known. The joy and laughter he brought to each one of him #WillandGrace episodes was palpable. Gone nearly thirty years too soon. You were loved, dear man.”
Jordan played the character of Beverley Leslie during Will & Grace‘s original run and when it was brought back in the late 2010s. He won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for the role in 2006.
You can read tributes from Hayes, McCormack and others below: