After the Jeffersons ended in 1985, he starred in Amen as Deacon Frye.
In the 1990s and 2000s he would reprise his role of George Jefferson, along side his TV wife Isabel Sanford, in a series of commercials and television guest spots.
Hemsley was 74.
Josh’s Note: May you rest in peace Mr. Hemsley along with ‘Weezy,’ Mother Jefferson, Helen, Tom and the rest of the gang in that deluxe apartment in the sky.
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