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Leslie Jordan

 
Bio:
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). ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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). ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Big Al Wright
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Performer

Writing

Playwright

Photos

Leslie Jordan and Travis Howard | Photo by Elman Studio LLC, courtesy of Nouveau Prod Photo

Leslie Jordan and Travis Howard | Photo by Elman Studio LLC, courtesy of Nouveau Productions LLC

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Date:
10/11/2021
Megan Mullally, Leslie Jordan
Photo by: Tina Thorpe/NBC) Photo

Megan Mullally, Leslie Jordan Photo by: Tina Thorpe/NBC)

From: 
Date:
04/02/2020
Megan Mullally, Leslie Jordan Photo

Megan Mullally, Leslie Jordan

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Date:
04/01/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Big Al Wright

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Performer

Writing
Playwright

Leslie Jordan Biography

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.




Leslie Jordan News

Brandi Carlile Drops New Deluxe Album 'In The Canyon Haze' Photo Brandi Carlile Drops New Deluxe Album 'In The Canyon Haze'
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022

Produced by Carlile and the twins, Phil and Tim Hanseroth, and recorded at their home barn studio, the expanded album features new reimagined Laurel Canyon-inspired versions of each song from the original album plus a special rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” Listen to the new album and check out upcoming tour dates now!

VIDEO: Leslie Jordan Talks THE MASKED SINGER Rumors on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW Photo VIDEO: Leslie Jordan Talks THE MASKED SINGER Rumors on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Sep 26, 2022

The “Call Me Kat” actor and Jennifer address the rumor that she’s on “The Masked Singer” and Leslie dishes to the host that he developed a crush on Joel McHale while serving as a panelist. Leslie then goes on to share his story of performing his non-PG show in front of First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters. Watch the new video sneak peek now!

Brandi Carlile Confirms Exclusive IMAX Live Concert Experience Photo Brandi Carlile Confirms Exclusive IMAX Live Concert Experience
by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

Directed by Sam Wrench (Billie Eilish, Mary J. Blige) and broadcast live from L.A.’s storied Laurel Canyon to over 100 IMAX theatres, “Brandi Carlile: In The Canyon Haze - Live from Laurel Canyon” will feature an intimate concert experience with Carlile and her band performing the reimagined songs featured on the deluxe album for the first time.

THE MASKED SINGER to Host Andrew Lloyd Webber-Themed Episode Photo THE MASKED SINGER to Host Andrew Lloyd Webber-Themed Episode
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

Season eight of The Masked Singer will introduce all-new themed episodes, including an 'Andrew Lloyd Webber Night.' The episode will also feature an appearance by Andrew Lloyd Webber, himself. Get a first look at Webber and The Masked Singer judge Ken Jeong in a new video teaser trailer for the upcoming season!

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by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

Brandi Carlile Announces Deluxe Album 'In The Canyon Haze' Photo Brandi Carlile Announces Deluxe Album 'In The Canyon Haze'
by Michael Major - Sep 2, 2022

Produced by Carlile and the twins, Phil and Tim Hanseroth, and recorded at their home barn studio, the expanded album features reimagined Laurel Canyon-inspired versions of each song from the album plus a rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity.” Listen to “You and Me on the Rock (In the Canyon Haze)” featuring her wife, Catherine Carlile.

Scoop: Coming Up on FANTASY ISLAND on FOX - Thursday, September 8, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on FANTASY ISLAND on FOX - Thursday, September 8, 2022
by TV Scoop - Sep 1, 2022

Get all the scoop on FANTASY ISLAND, airing on FOX on Thursday, September 8, 2022! Lindsey Kraft (“Grace & Frankie”), Eddie Cahill (“NCIS: New Orleans”) and Mackenzie Astin (“You”) Make Guest Appearances. Watch a video clip from the show now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Sunday, August 21, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Sunday, August 21, 2022
by TV Scoop - Aug 18, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Sunday, August 21, 2022! Louisville has some special visitors — WELCOME TO FLATCH’s Kelly and Shrub Mallet (Holmes and Sam Straley) stop by, and the one-and-only Robin Thicke is in town for a fundraiser. Watch a video clip from a recent episode now!

Scoop: Coming Up on FANTASY ISLAND on FOX - Tuesday, August 9, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on FANTASY ISLAND on FOX - Tuesday, August 9, 2022
by TV Scoop - Aug 4, 2022

Get all the scoop on FANTASY ISLAND, airing on FOX on Tuesday, August 9, 2022! Nisha wants the Island to help her decide between marrying her parent’s proposed match, Savin, or her longtime boyfriend, Josh, in the “Twice in a Lifetime” episode. Plus, watch a clip form the show now!

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, July 28, 2022 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CALL ME KAT on FOX - Thursday, July 28, 2022
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2022

Get all the scoop on CALL ME KAT, airing on FOX on Thursday, July 28, 2022! While staying in Kat’s apartment, Randi starts to feel overwhelmed by Kat’s quirks. Meanwhile, Max and Carter try to teach Phil how to ride a bike in the “Call Me A Sporty Giant” episode. Watch a video from the show now!

Leslie Jordan Videos

VIDEO: Leslie Jordan Talks THE MASKED SINGER Rumors on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Leslie Jordan Talks THE MASKED SINGER Rumors on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Sep 26, 2022

The “Call Me Kat” actor and Jennifer address the rumor that she’s on “The Masked Singer” and Leslie dishes to the host that he developed a crush on Joel McHale while serving as a panelist. Leslie then goes on to share his story of performing his non-PG show in front of First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters. Watch the new video sneak peek now!

VIDEO: RuPaul's Drag Race Channels MOULIN ROUGE! in Rusical Challenge VideoVIDEO: RuPaul's Drag Race Channels MOULIN ROUGE! in Rusical Challenge
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 28, 2022

On Friday night's episode of RuPaul's Drag Race, the seven remaining contestants of Season 14 took part in one of the most beloved challenges of the franchise- the Rusical. This season, the queens gave a show-stopping performance of Moulin Ru- inspired of course, by the Tony-winning Moulin Rouge! the Musical.

BWW Exclusive: Kristin's Korner with Special Guest Joe Barros! VideoBWW Exclusive: Kristin's Korner with Special Guest Joe Barros!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2021

In Kristin's Korner, join Kristin Huffman (Broadway: 'Company' as Sarah- flute, sax and piccolo) as she interviews directors, teachers, real estate agents, casting directors, producers, tax consultants, lawyers, actors, and more professionals who will discuss changes and challenges in the entertainment business.

VIDEO: Leslie Jordan Talks About Going Viral on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS VideoVIDEO: Leslie Jordan Talks About Going Viral on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2021

Leslie Jordan shares Instagram's role in his flourishment during the coronavirus pandemic and tells the story of how he moved from Tennessee to Los Angeles in 1982 with $1,200 sewn into his underpants.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CALL ME KAT on FOX VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for CALL ME KAT on FOX
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2020

Based on the BBC UK original series 'Miranda,' created by Miranda Hart, CALL ME KAT stars Emmy Award nominee Mayim Bialik.

BWW TV: BroadwayHD Brings SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES to Streaming Service to Celebrate  VideoBWW TV: BroadwayHD Brings SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES to Streaming Service to Celebrate Pride Month, Watch Trailer Here
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 17, 2019

Last week, to celebrate Pride Month, BroadwayHD brought Del Shores' Southern Baptist Sissies to the streaming service. An award-winning play starring Leslie Jordan, Willam Belli and Emerson Collins who narrates the story of four gay boys who are rife with conflict as they navigate their identities through the web of disapproving religious figures in their community. Watch a trailer here!

BWW TV: The Actors Fund Helps Celebrate the 2019 Tony Awards in LA! VideoBWW TV: The Actors Fund Helps Celebrate the 2019 Tony Awards in LA!
by Michael Sterling - Jun 13, 2019

The Actors Fund in Los Angeles celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at the 23rd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Gala on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. Hosted by Leslie Jordan, this year's star-studded gala honored Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award® winner Lily Tomlin with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling and Paul Preston of Digital Mind Productions were on hand for the festivities which included coverage of the evening's red-carpet arrivals, cocktail hour, gala dinner, live performances, silent auction, and the West Coast's exclusive live feed of the 2019 Tony Awards® broadcast from New York City. 

VIDEO: WILL & GRACE's 'Gay Olde Christmas Special' Travels Back in Time VideoVIDEO: WILL & GRACE's 'Gay Olde Christmas Special' Travels Back in Time
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 6, 2017

On a special holiday episode of WILL & GRACE titled 'A Gay Olde Christmas', Will and Grace revisit early twentieth century New York to explore homosexuality in 1912. Get a first look below!

VIDEO: HOLLYWOOD TO DOLLYWOOD Coming to Home Video 11/6
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 17, 2012

Breaking Glass Pictures is thrilled to announce that HOLLYWOOD TO DOLLYWOOD is coming to DVD in time for the holidays. After playing at over 50 film festivals, sweeping over 20 awards and playing theatrically in major US markets, Hollywood to Dollywood will be available to own on November 6. Check out the film's official trailer below!

STAGE TUBE: THE HELP - Coming to DVD/Blu-Ray on 12/6
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2011

THE HELP is coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on December 6, 2011. The historical drama is directed by Tate Taylor and written by Taylor and Kathryn Stockett. The cast includes Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ahna O'Reilly, Allison Janney, Mike Vogel, Sissy Spacek, Jessica Chastain and Viola Davis.


Leslie Jordan Frequently Asked Questions

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