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Sherman Hemsley

File photo of Sherman Hemsley.(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Texas House Remembers Sherman Hemsley

The Texas Legislature has honored actor Sherman Hemsley, the man best known for playing the role of George Jefferson on The Jeffersons.

05/22/2013

Sherman Hemsley plays DEACON ERNEST FRYE in the NBC show Amen.  
(credit: By Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Sherman Hemsley Remembered At Funeral Services In West Texas After Burial Delay

Friends and family are remembering actor Sherman Hemsley at his funeral service in West Texas by showing video clips of his best known role as George Jefferson on the TV sitcom “The Jeffersons.”

11/21/2012

Actor Sherman Hemsley is featured in the In Memoriam tribute during the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Judge: Hemsley’s Will Valid, Actor Can Be Buried

Deceased actor Sherman Hemsley’s longtime friend can proceed with his burial and running his estate, a Texas judge ruled Friday over the objections of his half-brother from Philadelphia.

11/09/2012

File photo of Sherman Hemsley.(Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Judge Orders DNA Test On Main Claiming To Be Sherman Hemsley’s Brother

A probate judge in West Texas has ordered DNA testing on a man who claims to be the brother of actor Sherman Hemsley.

09/25/2012

File photo of Sherman Hemsley. (Credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Controversy Brews Over Sherman Helmsley’s Will, Burial

The embalmed body of actor Sherman Hemsley, who became famous for his role as television’s George Jefferson, will be kept in refrigeration at an El Paso funeral home until a local court rules on the validity of his will.

08/30/2012