24
Jul
12

RIP: Sherman Hemsley AKA George Jefferson Dies at age 74

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Sherman Hemsley, known for his starring role in “The Jeffersons,” has died at age 74.
Although the cause of Hemsley’s death is unclear, TMZ reports that the actor passed away at his El Paso, Texas, home.
Hemsley made a name for himself as George Jefferson, carrying the iconic sitcom for a decade. The actor went on to appear in a handful of other classic television shows including “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “The Hughleys.”
The sitcom actor was also an accomplished singer and recorded the 1989 single, “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head.”
Hemsley had no wife or kids.

HUFFINGTON POST

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