Sherman Hemsley, the actor who made the character George Jefferson famous on "The Jeffersons," has died, at his home in El Paso Texa cops tell TMZ.
Hemsley is best known to his fans as the lovable and out going upper east side dry cleaners owner George Jefferson in The Jeffersons. The series ran from 1975-1985.
There is no official cause of death, but its believed that Hemsley died of natural causes.
RIP Sherman Hemsley
Hemsley, who was 74, first became famous during his appearances on "All in the Family." The spin-off, "The Jeffersons" was a huge 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."