Sherman Hemsley Dies At Age 74
Sherman Hemsley, best known for playing George Jefferson on “The Jeffersons’ has died at the age of 74.
Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas apparently from natural causes police tell TMZ. His nurse discovered him but at first thought he was sleeping.
The Philadelphia native’s more recent appearances were “I Get That Alot,” “The Hughley’s” and “Family Guy.”
He was in VH1′s “The Surreal Life” reality series in 2006 with Alexis Arquette, Poison guitarist C. C. DeVille, Steve Harwell, Maven Huffman, Tawny Kitaen, Andrea Lowell and Florence Henderson.
He also teamed up with his former co-star Isabel Sanford in commercials for The Gap, Old Navy and Denny’s
He had no wife or children.