Emmy award-winning actor Leslie Jordan died in a car accident.

The 67-year-old was driving in Hollywood when he crashed into a building Monday morning.

He is believed to have suffered a medical emergency, Variety reports.

The actor, famous for his southern accent, has starred in numerous TV series, including Will & Grace and American Horror Story.

The Tennessee native, who also starred in The Help and The United States vs. Billie Holiday, posted daily videos of himself on Instagram during the COVID-19 blockade.

His social media following went from around 80,000 to over 5.8 million as his clips, many of which saw him talking about his past and using his slogan “How’s it going?” went viral.

Earlier this month he had released a gospel album called “Company’s Comin ‘” with Dolly Parton and Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, among others.

He also wrote a book about his life, published last year, titled: How Y’all Doing ?: Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived.

“The world is definitely a much darker place today”

Jordan grew up in Tennessee and moved to Los Angeles in 1982 to kick off his career in show business.

The star revealed that he has struggled with drug and alcohol abuse since his early 20s and announced in 2010 that he had been sober for 13 years.

During the AIDS crisis, he was involved in the AIDS Project Los Angeles and Project Angel Food.

His agent David Saul said in a statement, “The world is definitely a much darker place today without Leslie Jordan’s love and light.

“Not only has he been a great talent and a joy to work with, but he has provided an emotional sanctuary to the nation in one of its most difficult times.

“What he lacked in height he made up for with generosity and grandeur as a son, brother, artist, comedian, partner and human being.

“Knowing that he left the world at the height of his professional and personal life is the only comfort one can have today.”

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