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Sherman Hemsley, who made the character George Jefferson famous in the iconic sitcom “The Jeffersons,” has died. He was 74.

TMZ reports that Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas. He reportedly died from natural causes.

Hemsley became famous during his appearances on “All in the Family,” which led to the hugely successful spin-off, “The Jeffersons.”  He also starred in the popular TV show “Amen.” He even released a single in 1989, “Ain’t that A Kick in the Head.”

Hemsley had no wife and no children.


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