The unexpected departure of the TV star and his girlfriend on social media Leslie Jordan Spur a flood of heartfelt salutations.
Talent agent Sarabeth Shedden told CNN in a statement that the actor passed away on Monday. He was 67 years old.
Jordan’s most famous credit has been his time on “Will & Grace” as Beverley Leslie, a role he reprized throughout the run of the show, including its recent reboots.
Co-star Eric McCormack honored Jordan on his Instagramwhere one shows the pair’s performance for the cameras in the show.
“Crushed to learn more about the loss of @thelesliejordan, the cutest and funniest Southern Gent I have ever known,” McCormack wrote in the caption. “The joy and laughter he brought to each of his #WillandGrace episodes was palpable. It’s been about 30 years too soon. You’ve been lovable, nice guy.”
Sean Hayes, who played Jack in the NBC sitcom, too Share a pictureAnd the He described Jordan as “one of the funniest people I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with.”
“Everyone who met him loved him. There would never be anyone like him,” he wrote. “A unique talent with a formidable and caring heart. Leslie, we will miss you, my dear friend.”
Debra Messing, who played Grace on the show, addressed Jordan directly at honor her“The joy and joy you brought into my life were a beautiful gift,” he said.
In Megan Mullally A long and passionate greetingDescribing Jordan as “hand in hand, one of the greats,” she continued, he was “flawlessly funny, talented in comedy.” Jordan Beverly’s character has often been barbs with Karen from Mullally on the series of songs, creating some of the side’s most heart-wrenching moments.
At the end of her tribute, Molly said, “There is one thing I know for sure … there will be nothing else.”
Dolly Parton expressed her condolences by sending a text slide to Instagram, write, “I was hurt and shocked as if I had lost a member of my family.” She referred to the “special bond” she shares with Jordan and said, “He will be missed by everyone who knew him personally and everyone who enjoyed him.”
The official account of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” on which Jordan served as a guest judge, also shared a tribute and thank you to Jordan. on Twitter For “the countless laughs and for sharing your soul with us all.”
Celebrities from all over TV and film—whether those who have worked with Jordan or not—have also paid homage to the actor.
“Leslie was such a light to so many,” actress Michelle Pfeiffer wrote. Instagram. “Giving the world so generously with his love and sense of humour, especially during this lockdown; one of the most bleakest and lonely times. He lived each day to bring joy to all who came into contact with him.”
Share Loni Love on a sweet memory, writing The last time they worked together was when they both co-hosted CBS’ “The Talk,” and Jordan was “so fun to be around.”
“[He] She always had a funny story and he inspired me to keep working in an industry that can be age based.” “I will miss you my friend. Mama is waiting for you.”
on me TwitterLinda Carter remembered Jordan for being someone who “put a smile on many faces, especially through pandemic videos.”
“What an achievement that makes us all laugh and connect in such difficult times,” she wrote. “It feels so cruel that this could happen to such a beautiful soul.”
Jordan’s most recent role was on “Call Me Kat” on Fox. The show, which is currently entering its third season, has stopped filming in the wake of news of Jordan’s death, according to a Fox Entertainment spokesperson.
In a statement provided to CNN, Fox Entertainment said that Jordan “was so much more than the Emmy Award-winning comedic talent we’ve laughed with all these years. He was the cutest person you could possibly imagine, who simply lit up a room and brought pure joy and huge smiles to millions of people.” around the world “.
“Typical beer trailblazer. Hipster-friendly web buff. Certified alcohol fanatic. Internetaholic. Infuriatingly humble zombie lover.”