Sherman Alexander Hemsley (February 1, 1938 – July 24, 2012) was an American actor and musician. He was known for his roles as George Jefferson on the CBS television series’ All in the Family and The Jeffersons, Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC series Amen, and B.P. Richfield on the ABC series Dinosaurs.
Sherman Hemsley - The Father, the Son and the Holy Fonz (2005) ... Sherman Hemsley (voice) 2004 Mr. Ed (TV Movie) Mr. Ed (voice) 2001 Love Thy Neighbor (TV Movie) Freddy Dunn 2001 Nelly & St. Lunatics: Batter Up (Music Video) Announcer 1999-2000 The Hughleys (TV Series) James Williams - Oh Thank Heaven for Seven-Eleven (2000) ... James Williams
Sherman Hemsley played characters known to be wise-cracking, "Weezy" loving, boisterous fools which America and the entire world laughed with kindheartedly. Sherman Alexander Hemsley, Air Force veteran and actor, was born on Feb. 1, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Sherman Hemsley played George Jefferson, a loudmouth, insensitive and arrogant man, on the hit show, "The Jeffersons." However, as surprising as it may seem, his character was a fan favorite. He was first featured as George in "All in the Family," and then continued his character in "The Jeffersons," a drama that ran for years.
Jul 24, 2012 · Sherman Hemsley, the hot-tempered, upwardly mobile, janitor-turned-dry-cleaner-owner George Jefferson in TV’s iconic The Jeffersons, has died at 74. Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas,...
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Jul 25, 2012 · Hemsley, the actor who made the irascible, bigoted George Jefferson of "The Jeffersons" one of television's most memorable characters and a symbol for urban upward mobility, was found dead Tuesday...