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El Paso, Texas -- TMZ reportsthat 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.

Hemsleybecame famous during his appearances as George Jefferson on "All in the Family."

It eventually led to aspin-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.

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