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Played the role of George Jefferson on the TV series All in the Family and The Jeffersons.
He did not meet his father until 1952. He was never married and had no children.
How did Sherman Hemsley die?
Sherman Hemsley's death was caused by Lung Cancer.
|Cause of death||Lung Cancer|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Birthday||February 1, 1938|
|Death date||July 24, 2012|
|Place of death||El Paso, Texas, United States|
|Place of burial||Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Fort Bliss, Texas, United States|
I was in a play in elementary school and had to jump up and run away. I was nervous and tripped and fell down and everyone laughed. Their laughter made me relax, so I pretended it was part of the show.Sherman Hemsley
I’m proud to be from Philadelphia.Sherman Hemsley
I don’t slam doors in people’s faces, and I’m not a bigot.Sherman Hemsley
I loved it, but had to forget about acting after elementary school because it was the sort of thing you just didn’t do in my rough neighborhood.Sherman Hemsley
I always told my mother I wanted a job where I could have a lot of fun and have a lot of time off. She asked me where I was going to find that, and I said, ‘I don’t know, but it’s out there.’Sherman Hemsley