Leslie Jordan

LOS ANGELES – AUG 02: Leslie Jordan arrives to the FOX Summer TCA 2018 All-Star Party on August 2, 2018 in Hollywood, CA, photo by DFree/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Leslie Allen Jordan

Date of Birth: April 29, 1955

Place of Birth: Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.

Date of Death: October 24, 2022

Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Welsh

Leslie Jordan was an American actor, comedian, writer, and singer. His roles included the shows Hearts Afire, Will & Grace, American Horror Story, The Cool Kids, and Call Me Kat, and the film Sordid Lives.

Leslie was the son of Peggy Ann and Allen Bernard Jordan. He was 4’11”.

Leslie’s paternal grandfather was Mack Neily/Neilly Jordan (the son of Jesse Brooksher/Brookes Jordan and Catherine Elizabeth Minnis). Mack was born in Tennessee. Catherine was the daughter of James Crawford Minnis and Mary Ann Thompson.

Leslie’s paternal grandmother was Agatha Aldine Davis (the daughter of Abe/Abraham Davis and Jennie May Worst). Abraham was Welsh.

Leslie’s maternal grandfather was named Homer Howard Griffin.

Leslie’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Lucille Johnson.

Sources: Genealogy of Leslie Jordan – https://www.findagrave.com

Genealogy of Leslie Jordan (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Obituary of Leslie’s mother – https://www.chattanoogan.com

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