Remembering Sherman Hemsley

Let’s take a moment to remember Sherman Hemsley.  He died today at his El Paso home. He initially became famous for playing his role Jefferson on “All in the Family,” which sparked the spin off  hit series “The Jeffersons.” He played in “Sister Sister” and in “Fresh Prince” as well as a host of other […]

Sherman Hemsley Dead at 74

Sherman Hemsley, the beloved actor who played the bombastic, wise-cracking, pimp-walking George Jefferson that made “The Jeffersons” an iconic TV sitcom in the 1970s, died in El Paso, Texas, today. He was 74. Hemsley, who later starred in another hit comedy show, “Amen,” was discovered by his nurse who thought the actor was sleeping. When […]