He has appeared in many TV series such as Ally McBeal, Lois & Clark, Star Trek: Voyager, Reba, Boston Public, Raising Hope, Hidden Palms, Boston Legal, Nash Bridges, Ugly Betty, American Horror Story: Coven, but especially Will & Grace where he played the role of rich homosexual Beverly Leslie rival to Karen Walker, one of the main characters.
Work on American Horror Story
He joined the cast of American Horror Story in the role of Witches' Council member Quentin Fleming in the third season, Coven. He returned in the sixth season, Roanoke, as Ashley Gilbert, the actor who portrays medium Cricket Marlowe on "My Roanoke Nightmare", and as Courtney in the ninth season, 1984.
- Leslie Jordan made his homosexuality and his height (4 ft 11) the hallmark of the majority of his characters, in spite of those who would consider them failures.