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CLOSE – We have just received confirmed reports that actor Sherman Hemsley of the hit television sitcom The Jeffersons was found dead by his nurse at his El Paso, Texas home. El Paso police released information to today at 3pm and fans of the actor immediately took to Twitter and Facebook to express their condolences.

Hemsley began show business on Broadway in 1970 and later became most famous for his role as George Jefferson on the CBS television series All in the Family and The Jeffersons, and as Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC series Amen.

He also played Earl Sinclair’s horrifying boss, a Triceratops named B.P. Richfield, on the Jim Henson sitcom Dinosaurs.

There is no word on the cause of death at this time.

Source: Wiki

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