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R.I.P. Sherman Hemsley, 74

The star of The Jeffersons passed away of natural causes at home in Texas.

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Hemsley first played George Jefferson on All in the Family, and then the spin-off The Jeffersons, for which he earned Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. In 1986, he played a preacher in the sitcom Amen.

According to police, Hemsley passed away in his sleep in El Paso, Texas.

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