Did george jefferson die from the jefferson show??
Sherman Alexander Hemsley, who played George Jefferson, died at the age of 74 on July 24, 2012 at his home in El Paso, Texas of natural causes.
He played the character of George Jefferson on All in the Family, E/R, The Jeffersons, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Jane Austin's Mafia!, and House of Payne.
He was over 20 years younger than his television wife Louise Jefferson (Isabel Sanford), and only 11 years older than his son Lionel Jefferson (Mike Evans).