2. Sherman Hemsley dead at 74
Sherman Hemsley has passed away. PopEater.com reports that the actor, best known for his turn as George Jefferson on "The Jeffersons" and "All In The Family," died in his El Paso, Texas, home today at the age of 74.
Sherman, who also starred on "Amen," was an Emmy-nominated actor before he recorded and releasing an R&B album titled Dance in 1992. He also served his country in the U.S. Air Force for four years after dropping out of high school.
He had no wife or kids.