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Sherman Hemsley (Sherman Alexander Hemsley)

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Biography

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Sherman Hemsley played characters known to be wise-cracking, "Weezy" loving, "honky" calling, boisterous fools which America and the entire world laughed with kindheartedly. Sherman Alexander Hemsley, Air Force veteran and actor, was born on Feb. 1, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father, William Hemsley, worked at a printing press while his mother worked at various factories during the war. As a child, Hemsley was introduced to acting during school where the teachers would ask students to play different characters. The first play he did as a kid in school was about fire prevention and Hemsley played the fire. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program

The 33rd Annual Emmy Awards 1981

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Character: Himself - In Memoriam

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2013

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Character: George O'Donnell

For the Love of a Dog 2008

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Character: Smythe-Bates Doorman

Senseless 1998

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Character: Brotha #1

Sprung 1997

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Character: Rev. Scheister

The Misery Brothers 1995

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Character: Buzzard Bracken

Home of Angels 1994

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Character: Himself - Presenter

Soul Train Comedy Awards 1993

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Character: George Jefferson in The Jeffersons

Basic Instinct 1992

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Character: Herbert Himmel

Camp Cucamonga 1990

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Character: Chip Oswald

Screwed 2000

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Character: Edward Marshall / Steel Condor

Up, Up, and Away! 2000

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1995 MTV Movie Awards 1995

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Character: Himself

America 2-Night 1978

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Character: Himself

Donny and Marie 1976

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You Don't Say 1963

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The Arsenio Hall Show 1989

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The Big Show 1980

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Character: Himself - Guest

Soul Train 1971

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Basketball 0

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Headache 0

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Loan Shark 0

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Happy Dust 0

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Parenting 101 0

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Sherman Hemsley 0

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Movin' on In 0

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Makin' the Video 0

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Action News: Part 1 0

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