Sherman Hemsley


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Reuben Cannon

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Reuben Cannon on casting Sherman Hemsley and co-producing Amen
06:54

Marla Gibbs

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Marla Gibbs on working with her Jeffersons co-star Sherman Hemsley as "George Jefferson"
02:29

Robert Guillaume

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Robert Guillaume on actor Sherman Hemsley
00:56

Norman Lear

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Norman Lear spinning off The Jeffersons,, casting Sherman Hemsley as "George Jefferson," and his portrayal of black life on various shows
04:36

David Lee

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David Lee on writing for the cast of The Jeffersons
04:17

Garrett Morris

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Garrett Morris on fond memories working with Sherman Hemsley, Michael Moye and Ron Levitt on The Jeffersons
01:01

John Rich

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John Rich on casting "George Jefferson" on  All in the Family
03:38
John Rich on how Sherman Hemsley was cast as George Jefferson on All in the Family, and later, The Jeffersons (spin-off)
03:35
Director John Rich on using props to tell backstory of characters - as he did with Sherman Hensley's "George Jefferson"
01:06

Rita Riggs

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Rita Riggs on costuming Sherman Hemsley and Isabel Sanford as "George and Louise Jefferson" on All in the Family and The Jeffersons
01:36

Isabel Sanford

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Isabel Sanford on Sherman Hemsley being cast as "George Jefferson" on All in the Family
04:43
Isabel Sanford on appearing in a series of Old Navy and Denny's commercials with Sherman Hemsley
03:29

Jack Shea

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Jack Shea The Jeffersons' Sherman Hemsley ("George Jefferson")
00:41
Jack Shea on directing Good Behavior starring Sherman Hemsley
00:54

George Sunga

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George Sunga on the cast of The Jeffersons
03:08

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