Reveal the cause of death of beloved star Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan, one of the most universally beloved stars of his generation, passed away last year in October after a minor car accident.

Now the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has officially revealed the cause of his death.

According to the coroner, Jordan’s death at the age of 67 was caused by “sudden heart failure due to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease”. In other words, Jordan died of a heart attack.

When Jordan passed away on the morning of October 24 last year, many wondered if he had died of a medical emergency. He crashes his car on his way to the set of the sitcom Call me Kat, in which he participated. The car sustained only minor damage, leading to the suspicion that something else caused his untimely death.

Jordan has been a TV and comedy icon, with roles on shows like Will & Grace (for which he won an Emmy Award in 2006), several seasons of American Horror Storyand theox sitcom Call me Kat. During the pandemic, he also began creating mega-popular videos on Instagram, expanding his reach to a new generation.

when he was reported dead earlier Will & Grace Costar Sean Hayes paid tribute to the late actor, saying, “My heart is broken. Leslie Jordan was one of the funniest people I’ve had the pleasure of working with. Everyone who met him loved him. There will never be anyone like him. A unique talent with a huge, caring heart. You will be missed, dear friend.” “.

Jordan’s life will be celebrated next month at the Grand Ole Opry House during a show called Reportin’ for Duty: A Tribute to Leslie Jordan. Onebruary 19, celebrity friends including Eddie Vedder, Maren Morris, Margaret Cho, Jim Parsons, and Mayim Bialik will honor the star.

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