Sherman Hemsley, the actor who made the character George Jefferson famous in “The Jeffersons“, has died at the age of 74 in his home at El Paso, Texas.
Hemsley 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”.
Hemsley was 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. The cause of death is still unclear. MZ