Posted by Media Outrage on July 24th, 2012
Sherman Hemsley who is best known for his portrayal of George Jefferson in “The Jeffersons” died earlier today at the age of 74 at his El Paso home.
Heavy hearts here at Mediaoutrage…we were huge fans of his work…
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.
Sources tell us … it appears Hemsley died from natural causes.
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.
Mediaoutrage- Rest In Peace Mr. Hemsley…you will be missed for sure. We loved your work.
One time for the road….