Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Sherman Hemsley, Movin' On Up

Sherman Hemsley, who played George Jefferson on All In The Family and The Jeffersons, and later Deacon Ernest Frye on Amen, died today at the age of 74, in his home in El Paso, Texas.  The cause of death has not yet been disclosed.  Besides his well-known acting career, he was also a singer who released two albums during the 1990's.

Read more at CNN, People, the Hollywood Reporter and Entertainment Weekly.  Here's the gospel-flavored Jeffersons theme song.

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