R.I.P: Star Of “The Jeffersons” Sherman Hemsley Dead At Age 74

- By Bossip Staff

Very sad news to report

Via TMZ reports:

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.

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.

Rest in peace Sherman, you will be sorely missed! Get ready Weezie, George is movin’ on up to a deluxe apartment in the sky to join you.

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