Sherman Hemsley, seen here in this 1986 file photo.
El Paso, Texas -- TMZ reports that Sherman Hemsley, the actor best remembered for his role of George Jefferson in "The Jeffersons," has died.
TMZ says it appears the 74-year-old actor died from natural causes at his home in El Paso.
Hemsley became famous during his appearances as George Jefferson on "All in the Family."
It eventually led to a spin-off, "The Jeffersons" which became a monster hit. He also starred in the TV show, "Amen." He was also a professional singer and even released the single in 1989, "Ain't that A Kick in the Head."
Hemsley had no wife and no children.