George Jefferson/Deacon Frye is dead!

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by duane, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. duane

    duane New Member

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    :(:(:(:(:(

    He was so great in that role.
  3. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    Bless Norman Lear for giving him the chance to shine in the role.
    Another big loss.
    RIP.
  4. heckles

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    He's moving on up!
  5. Kasey

    Kasey Loving on babies!

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    awww! He will be remembered fondly for a breakthrough role in television. RIP
  6. Rex

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    :fragile: I loved Sherman. He was from Philly too. Sad.

    I always found it odd that both he and Good Times actor John Amos were both 20 years younger than Isabel Sanford and Esther Rolle, who played their wives, Weezie and Florida.

    RIP Sherman.
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    I didn't even realize he was still alive. Not sure why I thought he had already passed away. RIP.
  8. heckles

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    Funny stuff when George Jefferson pwned Archie Bunker on All in the Family. Those two played really well off each other.
  9. duane

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    Three great comedies (The Jeffersons, Maude, and Good Times) from one great comedy (All In The Family).
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    Yes, but I didn't think this wasn't obvious on the shows. Both Hemsley and Amos were old-looking 30-somethings.
  11. Rex

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    John Amos was actually kind of hot...
  12. heckles

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    Yeah, I really loved John Amos when he was Uncle Jesse on Full House! :lol:
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    liv Well-Known Member

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    I loved George Jefferson...loved his " Weezie!!!"
    RIP, sir.
  14. duane

    duane New Member

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    Definitely! Sherman wasn't bad either.
  15. taf2002

    taf2002 Texas slumlord

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    I loved Sherman H. He was so funny.
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    On the news report I saw, they said he had also been an Air Force Veteran. Never knew that about him.

    Loved The Jeffersons and George and Weezie just so played off of each perfectly. I also loved Amen and thought it was a wonderful follow up role for him.

    Godspeed Mr. Hemsley and thank you for your service Sir. Rest in peace. :(
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    paskatefan Well-Known Member

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    What a loss! RIP, Sherman/George Jefferson.
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    George Jefferson and Deacon Frye - both the definition of swagger!

    Hemsley was a great and underrated actor. I hope the cable networks run lots of Jeffersons and Amen episodes in tribute and people will watch and admire his talent.
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  20. Nan

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    Too many great actors leaving us. RIP
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    Who could forget George Jefferson, those were the best of times..RIP George and thank you for all the laughs...
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