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Sherman Hemsley

PHOTOS: In Memoriam: Stars We Lost In 2012

Posted 12.31.2012 | Black Voices

2012 was a tough year. Not only was it a tumultuous year politically, but we also lost celebrities who had an integral effect on music, film and pop c...

Sherman Hemsley Remembered By Loved Ones At Funeral

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 01.21.2013 | Black Voices

EL PASO, Texas — Friends and family remembered actor Sherman Hemsley at his funeral Wednesday in Texas by showing video clips of him as George J...

Legal Proceedings Over Actor's Will Opens In Texas

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA | Posted 01.09.2013 | Black Voices

EL PASO, Texas -- Deceased actor Sherman Hemsley's longtime friend can proceed with his burial and running his estate, a Texas judge ruled Friday over...

Sherman Hemsley's Cause Of Death, Explained

Posted 08.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Sherman Hemsley, the 74-year-old actor best known for his role as George Jefferson on "The Jeffersons," passed away last month because of a complicati...

Sherman Hemsley's Cause Of Death Revealed

TMZ | Posted 10.08.2012 | Celebrity

Sherman Hemsley -- the actor famous for playing George Jefferson on "The Jeffersons" -- died as a result of a cancerous mass on his lung ... this acco...

TV Land Honoring Sherman Hemsley

Posted 07.25.2012 | TV

To honor the late Sherman Hemsley, TV Land has scheduled a special "The Jeffersons" marathon. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Sherman H...

How 'The Jeffersons' Changed American Television

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 07.25.2012 | Black Voices

For many black Americans, the news of actor Sherman Hemsley's death represents a two-fold loss of both an incredible talent and the captivating charac...

PHOTOS: Sherman Hemsley's Showstopping Style

Posted 07.25.2012 | Black Voices

Sherman Hemsley, the actor best-known for his role as the candid and outspoken George Jefferson on the hit sitcom "The Jeffersons" has died at age 74,...

Remembering Sherman Hemsley's Best TV Moments

Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

Sherman Hemsley, the star of "The Jeffersons," has died at age 74. TMZ reports that the actor passed away at his home in El Paso, Texas, but the cau...

Sherman Hemsley Dies At 74

Posted 11.09.2012 | Celebrity

Sherman Hemsley, known for his starring role on "The Jeffersons," has died at age 74. Although the cause of Hemsley's death is unclear, TMZ report...