This is very sad news, may he rest in peace!!

Sherman Hemsley Dies at 74: Police

Sherman Hemsley, who played George Jefferson on The Jeffersons, has died at 74, according to police.

The actor played Jefferson in All in the Family and its successful spin-off, The Jeffersons.

He also played Deacon Ernest Frye on Amen.

Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas, police tell TMZ. He had no wife or children.