Interracial couples and transgender people - Sherman Hemsley Dies: Remembering "The Jeffersons" Did you grow up watching "The Jeffersons?" Did the show alter your way of thinking about race and/or gender?
Sherman Alexander Hemsley was an American actor, best known for his role as George Jefferson on the CBS television series All in the Family and The Jeffersons, and as Deacon Ernest Frye on the NBC series Amen. Wikipedia Born: February 1, 1938, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Died: July 24, 2012, El Paso, Texas, United States Height: 1.68 m Buried: Fort Bliss National Cemetery Parents: William Hemsley
Berlinda Tolbert (born November 4, 1949) Charlotte NC is an American actress best known for her role as Jenny Willis Jefferson on The Jeffersons. She also appeared in the film Harlem Nights. She was born one day after actor Mike Evans, the man who played her boyfriend/husband Lionel Jefferson in The Jeffersons. They were both born in North Carolina. With the death of Sherman Hemsley in July 2012, Tolbert, Damon Evans, and Marla Gibbs are the last surviving members of the Jeffersons