CORRECTS THAT HEMSLEY WAS FOUND DEAD TUESDAY, INSTEAD OF DIED TUESDAY - FILE - In this Aug. 11, 1986 file photo, actor Sherman Hemsley poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Hemsley, the actor who made the... more 
CORRECTS THAT HEMSLEY WAS FOUND DEAD TUESDAY, INSTEAD OF DIED TUESDAY - FILE - In this Aug. 11, 1986 file photo, actor Sherman Hemsley poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Hemsley, the actor who made the irascible, bigoted George Jefferson of "The Jeffersons" one of television's most memorable characters and a symbol for urban upward mobility, was found dead Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at his El Paso, Texas home. He was 74. (AP photo/Nick Ut, File) less 
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