Sherman Hemsley, aka George Jefferson of the ’70s hit show “The Jeffersons,” has died at his home in El Paso, Texas, reports TMZ. Hemsley had no wife and kids and it’s unclear how he died.
Hemsley, who was 74, became famous for his role on “All in the Family,” which led to a spin-off show, “The Jeffersons” which became 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.”
Sherman has really moved on to that deluxe apt in the sky! You will be missed.
Take a look at George Jefferson teaching his neighbor Tom how to “act black”: