Jordan earned an unexpected new following in 2021 when he spent time during the pandemic lockdown near family in his hometown.

Leslie Jordan, the actor whose wry Southern drawl and versatility made him a comedy and drama standout on TV series including “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story

The Emmy-winner, whose videos turned him into a social media star during the pandemic, was 67.

who won an on outstanding guest actor Emmy in 2005 for his role as Beverly Leslie in “Will & Grace,

Boston Legal,” “Fantasy Island” and “The United States vs. Billie Holiday.

had a recurring role on the Mayim Bialik comedy “Call Me Kat” and co-starred on the sitcom “The Cool Kids.”

Jordan’s other eclectic credits include “Hearts Afire

He played various roles on the “American Horror Story” franchise series.

Jordan died Monday in a single car crash in Hollywood,

according to reports by celebrity website TMZ and the Los Angeles Times, citing unnamed law enforcement sources.