Sherman Hemsley has died.  

Hemsley, best known for his role as George Jefferson in the hit series "The Jeffersons", passed away on Tuesday in El Paso.

It has to be noted that Hemsley first played Jefferson in "All in the Family" before his character got its own spinoff. He later starred in the series "Amen".

The cause of death is unknown.

Hemsley was 74.

R.I.P Sherman Hemsley

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