Actor, Sherman Hemsley, best known for his role as George Jefferson on the television show, "The Jeffersons' has died at the age of 74. 

Hemsley made a name for himself as George Jefferson, carrying the iconic sitcom for a decade. The actor went on to appear in a handful of other classic television shows including "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "The Hughleys."

The sitcom actor was also an accomplished singer and recorded the 1989 single, "Ain't That a Kick in the Head."

According to reports Hemsley was not married and didn't have any children.