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Sherman Hemsley, TV's George Jefferson, dies at 74

Sherman HemsleyObituariesNorman Lear
Sherman Hemsley, a comic actor who vaulted from a supporting role on Norman Lear's groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family" to a lead role as George in the spinoff "The Jeffersons," was found dead Tuesday in El Paso. He was 74. MORE: Full obituary | PHOTOS: Life in pictures | Celebrity... Los Angeles Times Archive
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