Sherman Hemsley, U.S. actor most well-known for his role as George Jefferson on The Jeffersons and All in the Family, dies at 74. For 13 television seasons, Hemsley played George Jefferson, first as an occasional visitor on All in the Family, and later as the patriarch and star of The Jeffersons. SIX YEARS AGO TODAY - JULY 24, 2018 #allinthefamily #jeffersons #actor #bassmollett
The Jeffersons premiered in January 1975 and was an immediate hit with audiences and ultimately ran for eleven seasons. For her role on the series, Isabel Sanford earned five Golden Globe Award nominations, and seven Primetime Emmy Award nominations. She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1981, making her the first African American actress to win in that category.
The Jeffersons is one of the longest-running sitcoms. Louise Jefferson first appeared on All in the Family Season 1 Episode 8 “Lionel Moves into the Neighborhood.” The episode centered around Louise, her son Lionel, and her husband George moving next door to Archie and Edith Bunker in the working-class section of Queens.
American Patriot. An historic night on TV, as Marla Gibbs, the original cast member on 'The Jeffersons', reprised her iconic role as Florence on an excellent double billed live 2019 ABC revival of the episode "A Friend in Need" from her series, and "Henry's Farewell", from the series 'All in the Family'. Florence: "How come we overcame, and nobody told me?!" #Respect #Kudos #TVLegend