The Jeffersons actor Sherman Hemsley dies

The actor who portrayed George Jefferson on the popular television series The Jeffersons has died.

TMZ is reporting that Sherman Hemsley passed away Tuesday at his home in El Paso, Texas.

Hemsley played George Jefferson for 11 seasons of the hit spin-off of All in the Family.

Hemsley also starred in the 80's hit show Amen.

There is still no word on how Hemsley died.

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