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Sherman Hemsley
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    (February 1, 1938-July 24, 2012)
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Portrayed George Jefferson on 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'
    Portrayed Deacon Ernest Frye on 'Amen,' Willie Goode on 'Goode Behavior' and Grandpa Campbell on 'Sister, Sister'
    Provided the voice of B.P. Richfield on 'Dinosaurs'
    Acted in 'Screwed' (2000), 'Clips' Place' (1998), 'Senseless' (1998), 'Sprung' (1997), 'Mr. Nanny' (1993), 'Club Fed' (1990), 'Camp Cucamonga,' 'Ghost Fever' (1987), 'Stewardess School' (1986) and 'Love at First Bite' (1979)
    Performed as Gitlow in the Broadway musical Purlie (1970)
    Performed in 'The Odd Couple' in Massachusetts (2003)
    Performed off-Broadway in 'The People vs Ranchman' and 'Alice in Wonderland'
    He didn't drive.
    His first name was Sherman.
    He was typecast as a pompous quick tempered loud mouth.
    He appeared almost exclusively in low budget 'B' movies.
    He was behind in his taxes when his show was cancelled.
    Although his character George Jefferson was a millionaire, he got into debt due to bad investments.
    He, along with Isabel Sanford, appeared in Old Navy commercials.
    He believed he was visited by the ghost of Sammy Davis, Jr. and he visited Davis' grave annually.
    Despite getting some acting gigs, he refused to quit his job at the post office until he was sure he could make a career of it.
    He created the role of George Jefferson for 'All in the Family' which spun off his own series 'The Jeffersons.'
    He reprised the role of George Jefferson for a couple of episodes of 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.'
    He was a guest on Howard Stern's New Year's Rotten Eve (1994).
    He was a contestant on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' and 'The Great American Celebrity Spelling Bee' and performed on Circus of the Stars #16 (1991).
    He assisted David Copperfield in a magic trick in which Copperfield made him disappear.
    His trademark of calling his Jefferson's wife Louise 'weezy' became a catch phrase.
    He starred in the first successful African-American televised comedy since 'Amos 'n Andy' and 'Beulah.'
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 141 Votes: 0.71% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 140 Votes: 41.43% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 55 Votes: 52.73% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 25 Votes: 48.00% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 14 Votes: 35.71% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 17 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 209 Votes: 53.59% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 111 Votes: 49.55% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 143 Votes: 67.13% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 48 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 65 Votes: 43.08% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 173 Votes: 48.55% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 144 Votes: 45.83% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 340 Votes: 42.65% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 313 Votes: 46.33% Annoying
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