**FILE** Actor Sherman Hemsley poses for a photo in Los Angeles in 1986. Mr. Hemsley, 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 July 24, 2012, at his El Paso, Texas, home. He was 74. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Actor Sherman Hemsley poses for a photo in Los Angeles in 1986. Mr. Hemsley, 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 July 24, 2012, at his El Paso, Texas, home. He was 74. (Associated Press)