Sherman Hemsley Died Of Lung Cancer

An autopsy found a mass on Hemsley's lung

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sherman hemsley smileLegendary television actor Sherman Hemsley’s cause of death has been determined, according to TMZ.

The actor, who is most famously known for playing the role of George Jefferson on the show “The Jeffersons,” lost his life last month due to lung cancer. The autopsy showed a mass on his lung.

Hemsley was found dead in his El Paso, Texas home. He was advised to receive chemotherapy and radiation but it is unknown if he followed through with those requests. It is also unclear if he was a smoker. 

He was 74 years old.

Read more at TMZ

You can also view the autopsy report here