May 25, 2017

Leslie Jordan turns 55 today

By Greg Hernandez

He may stand just 4 feet, 11 inches tall but Leslie Jordan is a huge talent.

The Emmy winning star, currently on Broadway in his one-man show My Trip Down the Pink Carpet, turns 55 today!

He’s probably best known for his recurring role as Karen Walker’s bitchy nemesis, Beverley Leslie, on Will & Grace. He shares in his show that the role was originally written for Joan Collins.

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About Greg Hernandez

Greg Hernandez has written about the entertainment world for more than a decade. He is a veteran of covering many Academy Awards shows (plus Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes) as well as film festivals, movie premieres and philanthropic events. Hernandez founded the popular Out In Hollywood blog while a writer and columnist for the "Los Angeles Daily News." He’s also a former staff writer at the "Los Angeles Times" and "The Hollywood Reporter" and has been a contributing writer to "The Advocate." Greg is the founder and editor of

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  • April 29, 2010 | Permalink |

    happy birthday leslie! i loved watching you on will and grace

  • April 29, 2010 | Permalink |

    happy bday! i wonder what celebrities do on their bdays

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