Actor Sherman Hemsley, best known for playing George Jefferson on All in the Family and the spin-off The Jeffersons died on July 24th at the age of 74 of natural causes. The Jeffersons ran from 1975 to 1985. Here is a great clip from the show -
Actor Chad Everett also passed away this week. He was 75 and had been suffering from lung cancer. Chad was best known for playing dashing Dr. Joe Gannon on the TV drama Medical Center in the 70's. That show ran from 1969 to 1976. He also had a memorable role in "Airplane 2: the Sequel" from 1982 -
Rest in peace to both of these television icons.