The cause of death for Leslie Jordan, the actor known for his role in “Will and Grace,” was announced by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office three months after he was found without a pulse in his crashed car. The actor was 67.
The Coroner’s Office revealed that Jordan passed away from “sudden cardiac dysfunction and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease” on October 24th.
According to the coroner’s report, the cause of death was arteriosclerosis, a condition commonly referred to as hardening of the arteries, as stated by Mayo Clinic. The outlet also noted that one of the star’s arteries was 50% blocked and another was 80% blocked.
Actor Leslie Jordan, who was found without a pulse after a car crash in Hollywood last year, died of sudden cardiac dysfunction, officials say. https://t.co/XAhNjQMV8R
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 20, 2023
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Law enforcement sources told TMZ at the time that the “American Horror Story” star was driving in Hollywood when he crashed his BMW into the side of a building. There was speculation at the time that the accident was the result of some kind of medical emergency, as previously reported.
Jordan was probably best known for his role as Beverly Leslie on the hit NBC show “Will and Grace.” However, the actor had a long career on the stage and small screen. Other shows he was involved in include “Hearts Afire,” “The Cool Kids,” “Call Me Kat,” “Star Trek: Voyager,” “Murphy Brown,” and many more.
He won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 2006 for his role on “Will and Grace.”