The Groovy Life of Sherman Hemsley

The Groovy Life of Sherman Hemsley

Sherman 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. George Jefferson was frequently opinionated, rude, bigoted, prone to scheming and not particularly intelligent. But the real life Sherman was a secret hippie who’s truest passions edged closer to singing and dancing than sitcom stardom. So on today’s episode we’re gonna discuss how Sherman Hemsley moved on up from South Philly to deluxe career on TV.


Check out the visual companion below. Click HERE to watch Sherman on Soul Train. Click HERE to read the Magnet article and click HERE to watch an in-depth interview with Sherman himself.

  

    

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