Sherman Hemsley, Actor That Made George Jefferson Famous — Dead | TMZ.com

 

Sherman Hemsley Dead

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Sherman Hemsley, the actor who made the character George Jefferson famous in "The Jeffersons," has died, El Paso cops tell TMZ. Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas. 
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Hemsley, who was 74, became famous during his appearances on "All in the Family."  The spin-off, "The Jeffersons" was a monster hit.  He also starred in the TV show, "Amen."  He was also a professional singer and even released the single in 1989, "Ain’t that A Kick in the Head."

Hemsley had no wife and no kids.

It’s unclear how he died.

Sherman Hemsley — Dead | TMZ.com

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