‘Jeffersons’ Star Sherman Hemsley Dies At 74

Sherman Hemsley, who played George Jefferson on CBS’s The Jeffersons, has died at 74, according to police. The actor, who first played the role of Jefferson in All in the Family, also played Deacon Ernest Frye on NBC’s Amen.

Lorre, Eisner To Enter ATAS Hall Of Fame

The Jeffersons star Sherman Hemsley, I Love Lucy’s Vivian Vance and Bill Frawley, and Real World creators Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray are also part of the 2012 class.