Leslie Jordan’s family is working with authorities in his hometown to find the best way to honor him.
The late actor, who was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on April 29, 1955 and died tragically in a car accident in Los Angeles at the age of 67, has made it clear that he remembers the legendary star. as “one of Chattanooga’s beloved sons.”
According to TMZ, it’s up to the family to decide whether they want to have a street named after Leslie or some other form of tribute.
This week, the outlet revealed that the screen star was reportedly en route to the movie Call Me Kat when he died at the wheel of his car.
The comedy legend was said to be attending an appointment with a cardiologist after suffering from shortness of breath for three weeks until his death.
The cause of death has not yet been determined by the coroner, but investigators are reported to suspect it to be a heart attack.
Production on the sitcom “Call Me Kat,” in which Leslie played the role of Phil’s beloved, was put on hold after the star’s death.
His co-star Mayim Bialik was among many people paying tribute to the late star.
His agent, David Scholl, confirmed his passing, his client and friend, saying, “Without the love and light of Leslie Jordan, the world today would undoubtedly be a much darker place.
“Not only was he immensely talented and a pleasure to work with, but he provided an emotional sanctuary to our country in one of its most difficult times. supplemented with the generosity and greatness of being a son, a brother: an artist, a comedian, a partner and a human being.
“Knowing that he passed away at the height of both his professional and personal life is the only consolation we can have today.”