Sherman Hemsley

Sherman Hemsley

Performer

Actor Sherman Hemsley, who appeared in the original Broadway cast of Purlie, but was best known for his role as George Jefferson on the popular comedy series "The Jeffersons," has died at the age of 74, according to People Magazine.

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  • Born: Feb 1, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Death: Jul 24, 2012 in El Paso, TX

Roles (2)

Purlie Playbill - Dec 1972 Purlie (1972)
Opened Dec 27, 1972
  • as Gitlow (Original)
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Purlie Playbill - Aug 1970 Purlie (1970)
Opened Mar 15, 1970
  • as Gitlow (Original)
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