Leslie Jordan

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Leslie Jordan is an American actor and writer. He is best known for his roles as Lonnie Garr in Hearts Afire (1993–1995), Beverly Leslie in Will & Grace (2001–2006, 2017–2020), several characters in the American Horror Story franchise (2011–present), and Sid in The Cool Kids (2018–2019). One of his best-known onstage performances was in Sordid Lives, where he played Earl "Brother Boy" Ingram, a role he took to the big screen in the popular cult film of the same name.

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Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
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Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010



Leslie Jordan Movies

[1988]Moving Customer at Bar

[1988]Frankenstein General Hospital Iggy

[1990]Ski Patrol Murray

[1991]Missing Pieces Krause

[1992]Hero Court Official

[1993]Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday Shelby

[1995]Black Velvet Pantsuit Ernie

[1997]Eat Your Heart Out Director

[1998]Goodbye Lover Homer

[2000]I'll Wave Back Tot Dixon

[2000]Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel Storyteller

[2000]Sordid Lives Earl 'Brother Boy' Ingram

[2001]The Gristle Jake Bennett

[2003]Moving Alan Arthur

[2004]Home on the Range Additional

[2004]Madhouse Dr. Morton

[2007]Undead or Alive: A Zombedy Padre

[2009]Eating Out: All You Can Eat Harry

[2010]Love Ranch Martin Hainsworth

[2011]The Help Mr. Blackly

[2011]Mangus! Bruce Jackson

[2013]Southern Baptist Sissies Peanut

[2013]Whoa! Theodore Willinghouse III

[2015]Lucky Dog Mr. Kaufman

[2016]Fear, Inc. Judson

[2017]A Very Sordid Wedding Earl 'Brother Boy' Ingram

[2021]The United States vs. Billie Holiday Reginald Lord Devine

[2022]Until We Meet Again Angel

Leslie Jordan TV Shows

The Fall Guy Malone

The Wizard Jimmy

CBS Summer Playhouse Worm

Night Court Irwin

Annie McGuire Charlie

Midnight Caller Little Bob Johnson

Newhart L. Gardner

Murphy Brown Kyle

The People Next Door Truman Fipps

Pee-wee's Playhouse Busby

American Dreamer Short

Sugar and Spice Monsieur Jacques

Babes Clem

Top of the Heap Emmet Lefebvre

The New WKRP in Cincinnati Wally

Perfect Strangers Rob Bob Phillips

[ 1992-1993]Reasonable Doubts Clifford Sizemore

[ 1992-1993]Bodies of Evidence Lemar Samuels

Nurses Mr. Cooley Waits

Getting By Mr. Bergner

[ 1993-1994]Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman William Wallace Webster Walldecker, Resplendent Man

Charlie Grace Darnell Sims

[ 1993-1995]Hearts Afire Lonnie Garr

Courthouse Mr. Barnes

Coach Blatt

Star Trek: Voyager Kol

Mr. & Mrs. Smith Earl Borden

Wings Teddy Kolb

The Pretender Pat

Arli$$ Skip Lloyd

Weird Science Boyd Butayne

Caroline in the City Dr. Leslie

Ellen Top Studio Executive

Maximum Bob Cletus Huntley

Buddy Faro Frankie Delgado

Pacific Blue Bo Nyby

Dharma & Greg Kenny

Martial Law Horatio Hawkins

Nash Bridges Walter Marley

Any Day Now Big Top Police Officer

Sabrina the Teenage Witch Chuck

FreakyLinks Hotel Clerk

The Strip Gaston

Ally McBeal Dr. Benjamin Harris

[ 2001-2002]Boston Public Dr. Benjamin Harris

[ 2000-2002]Son of the Beach Jordan

Judging Amy Reginald Hoyt

George Lopez Doctor

Monk Town Official

[ 2003-2004]Reba Terry, Jeweller

Chasing Christmas Past

Boston Legal Bernard Ferrion

[ 2005-2006]American Dad! Mr. Beauregard

Hidden Palms Jesse Jo

Ugly Betty Quincy Combs

12 Miles of Bad Road Kenny Kingman

Privileged Dale Dart

Sordid Lives: The Series Earl 'Brother Boy' Ingram

Shake It Up Theodore Van Glorious

Desperate Housewives Felix Bergman

The Neighbors Carla

The Game Donatella Sweetescott

DTLA Harold

Supernatural Yorkie

The Exes Percy

Baby Daddy Edwin

[ 2012-2013]Raising Hope Reverend Bob

Partners Marion Phillips

Benidorm Buck A Roo

K.C. Undercover Cecil B. Deville

DogGone It! Leslie

Life in Pieces Neils

[ 2015-2017]Con Man Leslie Jordan, 'Curley'

Still the King Mayor Ted

The Last Sharknado: It's About Time Benjamin Franklin

[ 2018-2019]The Cool Kids Sid

[ 2017-2019]Living the Dream Aiden

[ 2013-2019]American Horror Story Courtney, Quentin Fleming, Cricket Marlowe

[ 2001-2020]Will & Grace Beverley Leslie

Fantasy Island Jasper

The Great North Thomas Wintersbone

Special Charles

[ 2021-2022]Call Me Kat Phil

The Book of Queer Narrator

Leslie Jordan Videos

Leslie Jordan News

Anna Krantz Unveils New Single Single 'The Gift'

Singer-songwriter Anna Krantz is kicking off the new year with a soul-stirring single 'The Gift'.

'Reportin' For Duty' Returns With Post Malone, Eddie Vedder, The War And Treaty, Jelly Roll And More

This year's Reportin' For Duty will be a remarkable live experience featuring intimate performances from Post Malone, EBRP Co-Founder Eddie Vedder, The War And Treaty, Jelly Roll, Jake Wesley Rogers and Dan Spencer. The event will take place at the world's longest bar, Humble Baron at Nearest Green Distillery, in Shelbyville, TN.

Del Shores To Direct Off-Broadway Debut Of WOUNDED At SoHo Playhouse

Del Shores directs the Off-Broadway debut of the award-winning play WOUNDED, opening Jan. 24 at SoHo Playhouse, NYC. Inquire for interview opportunities with the creative team and cast.

Tickets Go On Sale Today For Debby Holiday's Tina Turner Tribute Concert at the Palace Theatre

Rock artist and international singer/songwriter with 17 Billboard Top 20 Hits, Debby Holiday, for the first time on the East Coast will bring her full 10-piece “live” band, the sensational Tina Turner Tribute, to Manchester, N.H. at The Palace Theatre on May 21, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

Review: Austin Rainbow Theatre Comes Out With SORDID LIVES

What did our critic think of SORDID LIVES at Austin Rainbow Theatre?

Review: CHEYENNE JACKSON Makes Welcome Return To NYC In Stunning 54 Below Debut

This was one of the special ones, and there are three chances left to see Cheyenne.

New LGBTQ+ Documentary BODY ELECTRIC to Premiere at SOHO International Film Festival

Discover the powerful documentary 'Body Electric' premiering at the SOHO International Film Festival. Directed by Nick Demos, this film delves into body dysmorphia and aging within the LGBTQ+ community.

Austin Rainbow Theatre Presents SORDID LIVES This October

Austin Rainbow Theatre, Central Texas' new home for LGBTQIA+ theatre, presents their inaugural production of Del Shores' raucous Texas comedy Sordid Lives at Ground Floor Theatre October 6-14th. This production stars nationally-acclaimed drag entertainer and local celebrity Nadine Hughes as Brother Boy, a role previously made famous by the late Leslie Jordan. Written by trailblazing playwright & 'master of Texas Comedy,' Del Shores, this hilarious romp is filled with southern charm and underscores what it means to be queer in Texas.

CINEMA DIVERSE Is Back At Palm Springs Cultural Center

The Sixteenth edition of Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ+ Film Festival will soon be underway. The schedule is set and tickets and passes are now on sale. The festival, which includes forty nine feature films and over 100 short films this year, runs for two long weekends at the Palm Springs Cultural Center: September 21-24 and September 28-October 1. Films will be screening in all three of the Camelot theatres. 

Buck Creek Playhouse to Present SORDID LIVES in August

Buck Creek Players will present the first show of its 50th season with this play on their mainstage. 6 live in-person performances will be held at the playhouse starting Friday, August 4th and running through Sunday, August 13th. 

Leslie Jordan, Olivia Newton-John, Carole Cook & More to be Honored in Memoriam at A SORDID CELEBRATION OF LIVES

The Del Shores Foundation will present a one-night-only event to tell stories, show clips and share memories of the lives well-lived of SORDID LIVES cast members Carole Cook, Sarah Hunley, Leslie Jordan, Rue McClanahan and Olivia Newton-John.

P3 Theatre Company to Present World Premiere of THE RED SUITCASE Beginning Next Month

P3 THEATRE COMPANY, in association with the Del Shores Foundation and Beard Collins Shores Productions, presents the world premiere of THE RED SUITCASE, written by Jiggs Burgess, directed by Del Shores, and starring Emerson Collins.

R&B/Soul Group En Vogue Will Headline The 2023 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced program details of its annual July 4 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, returning to the Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade with Keith Lockhart conducting the Boston Pops and an exciting lineup of guest performers.

Terrence McNally and More to Be Inducted to the LGBTQ Wall of Honor

The International Imperial Court System and the National LGBTQ Task Force are honoring seven legends of the LGBTQ movement as 2023 National LGBTQ Wall of Honor inductees at the historic Stonewall Inn. Among those being honored this year is playwright Terrance McNally.

Monday Evening Concerts Series At Theatre By The Sea Begin This Month

In celebration of 90 years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney has announced the 2023 summer schedule for the Monday Evening Concert Series, which will be held on select Mondays throughout the season.

Christopher Street West Association Announces Grand Marshals And Details For 2023 LA PRIDE PARADE & VILLAGE 

Christopher Street West Association (CSW) – the 501(c)3 nonprofit that has produced the iconic LA Pride celebration for more than 50 years – announces its trio of grand marshals to be celebrated at the LA Pride Parade on Sunday, June 11 taking place at its original historic location in Hollywood.

Photos: Go Inside the Los Angeles LGBT Center's The Center Gala

Check out photos of Pamela Anderson, Adam Lambert, Peppermint, Keke Palmer, and more at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's The Center Gala!

Circle Network to Exclusively Air A Tribute To Leslie Jordan Featuring Maren Morris, Brothers Osborne, Mayim Bialik, Max Greenfield & More

Filmed at the iconic Grand Ole Opry House, the never-before-aired tribute to the late actor and comedian will celebrate Jordan’s unique life with performances from Eddie Vedder, Maren Morris, Jelly Roll, Lainey Wilson, Brothers Osborne, Tanya Tucker and more, plus one-of-a-kind stories told by hax Greenfield, Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons, and more.

Linda Eder, Kate Baldwin & Aaron Lazar And More Coming Up At 54 Below

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Kate Baldwin & Aaron Lazar, Linda Eder, and More to Play 54 Below This Month

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.


Leslie Jordan has written 1 shows including My Trip Down the Pink Carpet (Playwright).

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