Sherman Hemsley Dead: 'All in the Family' And 'The Jeffersons' Star Dies At Age 74 [PHOTO]

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Sherman Hemsley, most famous for his role as George Jefferson on the CBS television series All in the Family and The Jeffersons, has died. He was 74-years-old.

While TMZ has reported Hemsley's death, citing El Paso police as a source, a cause of death has not yet been released.

Hemsley became famous during his appearances on All in the Family, while spin-off  The Jeffersons became a huge success. 

He also played Earl Sinclair's horrifying boss, a Triceratops named B.P. Richfield, on the Jim Henson sitcom Dinosaurs, as well as Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC series Amen.

He was residing in El Paso, Texas at the time of his death.

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