TMZ is reporting that Sherman Hemsley, the actor who made the character George Jefferson famous on the TV show 'The Jeffersons' has died.

According to reports, he died at his home in El Paso, Texas.

Hemsley became famous during his appearances on 'All In The Family'.

'The Jeffersons' was a spin-off of 'All In The Family' and became a monster hit.

He was also a singer, and even released a song in 1989 titled 'Ain't That A Kick In The Head'.

Hemsley had no wife and no children. The cause of death is unknown at this time.