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Sherman Hemsley

Sherman HemsleyAKA Sherman Alexander Hemsley

Born: 1-Feb-1938
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 24-Jul-2012
Location of death: El Paso, TX
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: See Note [1]

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: George Jefferson on The Jeffersons

Military service: USAF


[1] During legal dispute regarding custody of Hemsley's remains, his body is frozen at a funeral home in El Paso, Texas.

Brother: Richard Thornton (according to Richard Thornton)
Girlfriend: Flora Enchinton ("beloved partner" in Hemsley's will)

    Conservatory: Philadelphia Academy of Dramatic Arts

    Golden Globe 1982 for The Jeffersons
    Bankruptcy $15,500 IRS debt (Jun-1999)
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    TELEVISION
    The Hughleys Mr. Williams (1999-2000)
    Sister, Sister Grandpa Campbell (1995-98)
    Goode Behavior Willie Goode (1996-97)
    Family Matters Capt. Savage (1994-95)
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Judge Carl Robertson (1992)
    Amen Deacon Ernest Frye (1986-91)
    The Jeffersons George Jefferson (1975-85)
    All in the Family George Jefferson (1973-78)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (1-Dec-2009)
    Screwed (12-May-2000) · Chip Oswald
    Up, Up, and Away! (22-Jan-2000)
    Senseless (20-Feb-1998) · Smythe-Bates Doorman
    Casper: A Spirited Beginning (21-Oct-1997)
    Sprung (14-May-1997)
    Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (1997) · Himself
    Mr. Nanny (8-Oct-1993) · Burt Wilson
    Camp Cucamonga (23-Sep-1990)
    Club Fed (9-Aug-1990)
    Ghost Fever (27-Mar-1987)
    Combat Academy (23-Nov-1986)
    Stewardess School (Aug-1986)
    Alice in Wonderland (9-Dec-1985)
    Love at First Bite (13-Apr-1979)


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