Sherman Hemsley, TV's "George Jefferson," Dies At 74
Updated: 07/24/2012 10:49 PM
By: NY1 News
Sherman Hemsley, best remembered as TV's George Jefferson, has died.
El Paso Police say Hemsley died in his Texas home Tuesday.
The cause of death is pending.
Hemsley got his start here in the City working with the Negro Ensemble Company before joining the cast of "All in the Family" in 1973.
However, it was the spin-off "The Jeffersons" that landed Hemsley his biggest role as the wise-cracking Mr. Jefferson.
Sherman Hemsley was 74 years old.
Back to list