Sherman Hemsley

Sherman Hemsley
1938 - 2012
Sherman Hemsley  American Actor

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American Actor Sherman Hemsley was born Sherman Alexander Hemsley on 1st February, 1938 in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 24th Jul 2012 El Paso, Texas, USA aged 74. He is most remembered for George Jefferson on All in the Family and The Jeffersons, B.P. Richfield on Dinosaurs, Deacon Ernest Frye on Amen. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Sherman Hemsley was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Clifton Davis in Amen (1986), Isabel Sanford in The Jeffersons (1975) and LaWanda Page in The Love Boat (1977).

Sherman Hemsley is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and United States Air Force airmen.


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First Name Sherman
Middle Name Alexander
Last Name Hemsley
Full Name at Birth Sherman Alexander Hemsley
Birthday 1st February, 1938
Birthplace South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 24th July, 2012
Place of Death El Paso, Texas, USA
Cause of Death Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Due To Lung Cancer
Buried Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, Texas, USA
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Gay
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, comedian, musician
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame George Jefferson on All in the Family and The Jeffersons, B.P. Richfield on Dinosaurs, Deacon Ernest Frye on Amen
Year(s) Active c.1970–2012, 1956–2012, 1973–2011, 1970–2012, 1968–2011

Sherman Alexander Hemsley (February 1, 1938 – July 24, 2012) was an American actor and musician, known for his roles as George Jefferson on the CBS television series All in the Family and The Jeffersons, Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC series Amen, and B.P. Richfield on the ABC series Dinosaurs. Hemsley also played Judge Carl Robertson on the NBC series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. For his work on The Jeffersons, Hemsley was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award. He also won an NAACP Image Award.

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One Love2014Grandpa RoyTV Show
Clunkers2011BossTV Show
For the Love of a Dog2008George O'DonnellMovie
Hanging in Hedo2008Henry HunterMovie
House of Payne2006George JeffersonTV Show
Mr. Ed2004Mr. Ed (voice)TV Movie
Love Thy Neighbor2001Freddy DunnTV Movie
Nelly: Batter Up2001AnnouncerMusic Video
Screwed2000Chip OswaldMovie
Up, Up, and Away!2000Edward Marshall / Steel CondorTV Movie
Family Guy1999Sherman HemsleyTV Show
Mafia!1998George Jefferson (uncredited)Movie
Senseless1998Smythe-Bates DoormanMovie
Cousin Skeeter1998Mr. T-BoneTV Show
The Hughleys1998James WilliamsTV Show
The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer1998Union SpyTV Show
V.I.P.1998Sherman HemsleyTV Show
Clips' Place1998TV Movie
Sprung1997Brotha #1Movie
City Guys1997Slick Billy WestTV Show
Clueless1996Murray's GrandpaTV Show
Goode Behavior1996Willie GoodeTV Show
A Christmas Journey Home1996Homeless GuyMovie
The Misery Brothers1995Rev. ScheisterMovie
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995MillerTV Show
In the House1995BusterTV Show
Minor Adjustments1995Dr. EngelTV Show
The Wayans Bros.1995Mr. StoneTV Show
All That1994DoctorTV Show
Burke's Law1994Judge PowellTV Show
Me and the Boys1994IrvTV Show
Sister, Sister1994Grandpa Campbell / Jimmy Campbell / Jimmy 'Soupy' Campbell / ...TV Show
The Magic School Bus1994Mr. JunkitTV Show
The Secret World of Alex Mack1994Professor LakeTV Show
Thunder in Paradise1994Capt. HawspipeTV Show
Home of Angels1994Buzzard BrackenMovie
Mr. Nanny1993Burt WilsonMovie
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993Mr. SchottTV Show
Townsend Television1993Wizard of OzTV Show
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1992Wallace PitneyTV Show
Martin1992Mr. WashingtonTV Show
The Ben Stiller Show1992Sherman HemsleyTV Show
Dinosaurs1991B.P. RichfieldTV Show
Club Fed1990The ReverendMovie
Camp Cucamonga1990Herbert HimmelTV Movie
In Living Color1990Mr. JeffersonTV Show
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990Judge Carl Robertson / George JeffersonTV Show
What a Dummy1990DillsTV Show
Family Matters1989Captain SavageTV Show
Who Shrunk Saturday Morning?1989The Master ProgrammerTV Movie
Ghost Fever1987Buford / JethroMovie
LA Rocks1987TV Show
Stewardess School1986Mr. ButtersworthMovie
Combat High1986Judge DaleyTV Movie
ALF1986TV Show
Amen1986Deacon Ernest FryeTV Show
Designing Women1986Mr. ToussantTV Show
Alice in Wonderland1985MouseTV Show
2271985Thurmond FoxTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Sam (segment "I of Newton")TV Show
E/R1984George JeffersonTV Show
Purlie1981Gitlow JudsonTV Movie
Love at First Bite1979Reverend MikeMovie
Fantasy Island1977Fred Simpson / Charlie AtkinsTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1977RobertTV Show
The Love Boat1977Henry Bullard / Maurice MarshallTV Show
The Jeffersons1975George JeffersonTV Show
Joey & Dad1975Various charactersTV Show
Dean's Place1975TailorTV Show
All in the Family1971George Jefferson / GeorgeTV Show
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machieshmachieshSep 1, 2018

CindyCelebsCindyCelebsJul 27, 2012

Rest in Peace, you will be missed

c2389CelebsMar 22, 2010

Oh he is a very handsome gentleman,he deserves a nice lady suit for him,unless he already has one.

franciscomatuteMar 20, 2010

my girl friend name is erlene hemsley we are from belizeC.A from ever since she was a little girl she use to always say she was related to Sherman hemsley

tunSep 25, 2008

i`m one of your fansm in "Amen" where is Temma Frye

SingrSingrJul 23, 2008

Hi. You are my Father`s look-a-like.

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