Jordan was behind the wheel of a BMW when he crashed, in Los Angeles

Leslie Jordan was born on April 29, 1955, and was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee 2

He graduated from Brainerd High School, Minnesota.

He received  Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006.

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Jordan starred in the fan-favorite role of "Brother Boy" in the 1996 play that led to a 2000 movie, a 2008 TV series and a 2017 sequel A Very Sordid Wedding.

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His father died in a plane crash when he was 11

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He also appeared in movie and TV series, including Sordid Lives, The Help, Murphy Brown, Ugly Betty, Boston Public  .