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Sherman Hemsley net worth:
$3 Million

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Sherman Hemsley net worth, biography & wiki:

It is often declared that Sherman Hemsley net-worth reaches 30 million dollars. He’s amassed his net-worth through his participation into performing profession. Sherman Hemsley is generally known due to his role as George Jefferson in the television program called “The Jeffersons” that was broadcasted in the CBS community. Additionally, the celebrity is well known in the television series called “Amen” that have been aired in the NBC station and where he portrayed a character of Deacon Ernest Frye. Both TV-shows added lots of earnings to the entire number of Sherman Hemsley net-worth.
He was raised in treatment of his own mom who worked in a factory. Sherman Hemsley quit attending high-school to be able to participate Air Force where he remained for four years. Following that, he returned to Philadelphia where he at exactly the same time worked in a post-office and also attended an evening school of performing. He performed with a few neighborhood teams in Philadelphia, before he moved to NYC where he thought he may have better chances to pursue acting career.

Sherman Hemsley Net Worth – 30 Million Dollars

Among the first productions where he appeared in NY comprise “Old Judge Mose Is Dead”, “But Never Jam Today”, “Moon on a Rainbow Shawl” and “The Witch”.
Also, Sherman Hemsley appeared in Broadway’s display “Purlie”. It was now when he also was chosen to play a role of George Jefferson in the TV series “All in the Family” which also helped to amass the complete number of Sherman Hemsley net-worth. But he joined since it had been promised to him that after he’d be done touring, he’d still have the component the television show just two years afterwards.
The television series had 11 seasons and were became quite successful. Consequently, additionally, it played a large part into amassing Sherman Hemsley net-worth.



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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House of Payne2011TV SeriesGeorge Jefferson
Clunkers2011TV SeriesBoss
American Pie Presents the Book of Love2009VideoPastor
Hanging in Hedo2008Henry Hunter
For the Love of a Dog2008George O'Donnell
Mr. Ed2004TV MovieMr. Ed (voice)
Love Thy Neighbor2001TV Movie
The Hughleys1999-2000TV SeriesMr. Williams / James Williams
Screwed2000Chip Oswald
Up, Up, and Away!2000TV MovieEdward Marshall Steel Condor
City Guys1999TV SeriesSlick Billy West
V.I.P.1999TV SeriesSherman Hemsley
Clips' Place1998TV Movie
The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer1998TV SeriesUnion spy
Mafia!1998George Jefferson (uncredited)
Sister, Sister1995-1998TV SeriesGrandpa Campbell
Senseless1998Smythe-Bates Doorman
Casper: A Spirited Beginning1997VideoStore Owner
Goode Behavior1996-1997TV SeriesWillie Goode
Sprung1997Brotha #1
All That1997TV SeriesDoctor
Clueless1996TV SeriesMurray's Grandpa
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1992-1996TV SeriesJudge Carl Robertson George Jefferson
Minor Adjustments1996TV SeriesDr. Engel
Martin1996TV SeriesMr. Washington
The Misery Brothers1995Rev. Scheister
In the House1995TV SeriesBuster
The Magic School Bus1995TV SeriesMr. Junkit
The Wayans Bros.1995TV SeriesMr. Stone
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995TV SeriesMiller
The Secret World of Alex Mack1995TV SeriesProfessor Lake
Family Matters1994-1995TV SeriesCaptain Savage
Home of Angels1994Buzzard Bracken
New Year's Rotten Eve1994Video
Me and the Boys1994TV SeriesIrv
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1994TV SeriesThe Toyman
Dinosaurs1991-1994TV SeriesB.P. Richfield B.P Richfield
Thunder in Paradise1994TV SeriesCapt. Hawspipe
Burke's Law1994TV SeriesJudge Powell
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1993TV SeriesWallace Pitney
Townsend Television1993TV SeriesWizard of Oz
Mr. Nanny1993Burt Wilson
Designing Women1993TV SeriesMr. Toussant
What a Dummy1991TV SeriesDills
Amen1986-1991TV SeriesDeacon Ernest Frye
Camp Cucamonga1990TV MovieHerbert Himmel
Club Fed1990The Reverend
Who Shrunk Saturday Morning?1989TV MovieThe Master Programmer
Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl1989Video shortSherman Hemsley
2271988TV SeriesThurmond Fox
LA Rocks1987TV Series
Ghost Fever1986Buford / Jethro
Combat High1986TV MovieJudge Daley
Stewardess School1986Mr. Buttersworth
The Twilight Zone1985TV SeriesSam (segment "I of Newton")
Alice in Wonderland1985TV MovieMouse
The Jeffersons1975-1985TV SeriesGeorge Jefferson
E/R1984TV SeriesGeorge Jefferson
The Love Boat1977-1983TV SeriesHenry Bullard / Maurice Marshall
Fantasy Island1981-1982TV SeriesFred Simpson / Charlie Atkins
Purlie1981TV MovieGitlow Judson
Love at First Bite1979Reverend Mike
The Incredible Hulk1979TV SeriesRobert
All in the Family1973-1978TV SeriesGeorge Jefferson

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Amen1987-1991TV Series executive consultant - 11 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When Disco Ruled the World2012TV Movie documentary performer: "Le Freak"
The Ben Stiller Show1992TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ghost Fever1986"Eyes In The Dark", "Ghost Fever"
Alice in Wonderland1985TV Movie performer: "I Hate Dogs and Cats"
Purlie1981TV Movie performer: "Skinnin' a Cat"
The Jeffersons1979-1981TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards2012TV Special in memory of
Edición Especial Coleccionista2012TV Series in memory of - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Actor's Journey2011Video documentaryHimself
The Actor's Journey for Kids2011Video documentaryHimself
I Get That a Lot2010TV SeriesHimself
The 6th Annual TV Land Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Back to the Grind2007TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHimself
TV Land's Top Ten2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Living in TV Land2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Surreal Life2003-2006TV SeriesHimself
Family Guy2005TV SeriesHimself
Being Bobby Brown2005TV Series documentaryHimself
TV Land Convention Special2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
All Access Pass: The TV Land Awards2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
The Great American Celebrity Spelling Bee2004TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Contestant
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHimself
CBS at 752003TV Special documentaryHimself
TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2000TV SeriesHimself
Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 42000TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1998TV SeriesHimself
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II1997Video documentaryHimself (segment "Liberian Girl")
All That1997TV SeriesHimself
Figure It Out1997TV SeriesHimself / panelist (1999)
Howard Stern1997TV SeriesHimself
50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Homeboys in Outer Space1996TV SeriesHimself
It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
1995 MTV Movie Awards1995TV SpecialHimself
Soul Train Comedy Awards1993TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Vicki!1992-1993TV SeriesHimself
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHimself
The Ben Stiller Show1992TV SeriesHimself
Circus of the Stars #161991TV Special documentaryHimself
Soul Train1990TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
The 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1988TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Comedy Series
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988TV SeriesHimself
Golden Anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs1987TV Movie documentaryMagic Mirror
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1986-1987TV SeriesHimself / Buford and Jethro from film GHOST FEVER
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHimself
The 36th Primetime Emmy Awards1984TV SpecialHimself - - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
This Is Your Life1984TV SeriesHimself
The 8th Annual People's Choice Awards1982TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Favourite Female Music Performer and Co-Presenter: Favourite Male Musical Performer
The John Davidson Show1981TV SeriesHimself
The 33rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1981TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program
The Big Show1980TV SeriesHimself
Battle of the Network Stars VIII1980TV SpecialHimself - CBS Team
Pink Lady1980TV SeriesHimself
Dance Fever1979TV SeriesHimself
Donny and Marie1976-1978TV SeriesHimself
The Magic of David Copperfield1978TV SpecialHimself
America 2-Night1978TV SeriesHimself
CBS: On the Air1978TV Mini-Series documentaryCo-host - part VII
CBS Galaxy1977TV SpecialHimself - Guest
Saturday Night Live1976TV SeriesHimself
The Sonny and Cher Show1976TV SeriesHimself / Various Characters
The Rich Little Show1976TV SeriesHimself
Tony Orlando and Dawn1976TV SeriesHimself
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Muhammad Ali1976TV SpecialHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1975TV SeriesHimself - Actor
You Don't Say1975TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Squares1975TV SeriesHimself
Dinah!1975TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
James Brown: The Man, the Music, & the Message2008Video documentaryHimself
Basic Instinct1992George Jefferson in The Jeffersons (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Cantankerous CoupleThe Jeffersons (1975)· Isabel Sanford
1982Image AwardImage AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Comedy Series or SpecialThe Jeffersons (1975)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995CableACECableACE AwardsPerformance in a Comedy Special1995 MTV Movie Awards (1995)· Danny Bonaduce
· Franklin Cover
· Frank Gorshin
· Robert Hegyes
· Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
· Shirley Jones
· Dave Madden
· Ron Palillo
· Isabel Sanford
· Adam West
1985Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalThe Jeffersons (1975)
1984Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesThe Jeffersons (1975)


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#Fact
1He was known to be a very private person.
2Sherman Hemsley's talent agent and friend of 30 years died on July 14, 2013 in El Paso Tx. During this time, Sherman starred in the stage play, "Norman Is That You?", which won an award in Vegas for Best Produced Show with the "Sherman Hemsley Show". In addition, Sherman starred in the NBC-TV shows of the 80s and 90s, Amen (1986) and Goode Behavior (1996), which Ken Johnston contributed as producer.
3Made his television debut playing George Jefferson on All in the Family and made his final television on House of Payne playing George Jefferson as well.
4He played the same character (George Jefferson) on five different series: All in the Family (1971), The Jeffersons (1975), E/R (1984), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) and House of Payne (2006).
5On leaving the Air Force, he returned to Philadelphia where he worked for the Post Office during the day while attending acting school at night.
6He was also a musician, releasing an album called "Dance" in 1992, though his own taste ran more toward 1970s rock bands, like Genesis and Yes.
7He dropped out of school and joined the United States Air Force, where he served for four years.
8Hemsley performed with local groups in Philadelphia before moving to New York to study with Lloyd Richards at the Negro Ensemble Company.
9He and Isabel Sanford also made a cameo appearance in the film, Sprung (1997).
10In 2006, Hemsley was cast in VH1's reality show, The Surreal Life (2003), season 6.
11Hemsley never married or had any children. He lived with his girlfriend, Flora Enchinton, prior to his death.
12Sherman Hemsley is also a professional singer having released a single in 1989 called, "Ain't That A Kick In The Head", with Sutra Records.
13The name "Weezy" came about due to a girl, Sherman Hemsley had a crush on in real-life, named Louise. Sherman Hemsley would call her "Weezy", and one day asked Isabel Sanford if he could call her character "Weezy" and she said yes.
14He and his The Jeffersons (1975) co-star, Isabel Sanford, appeared in Old Navy and Denny's Restaurant commercials, during the late 1970's.
15He was only 11 years older than his fictional TV son, acted by Mike Evans, on The Jeffersons (1975).
16Was over twenty years younger than his The Jeffersons (1975) co-star Isabel Sanford who played his wife on the series.
17George Jefferson, Hemsley's character on The Jeffersons (1975), was ranked #44 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
18Played the same character, "George Jefferson", on four different TV series and in a film: the TV series All in the Family (1971), The Jeffersons (1975), E/R (1984) and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), and the film, Mafia! (1998).
19Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 211-212. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387

#Quote
1[When he was about to co-star with Isabel Sanford on All in the Family (1971)'s spinoff, The Jeffersons (1975)]: Isabel Sanford, who played his wife, Louise Jefferson, was reluctant to leave All in the Family (1971). She didn't know how the show would go.

#Trademark
1His dance moves
2His mustache.

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