Anthony Anderson, Jackée Harry, Kerry Washington & More Join ‘The Jeffersons’ Live Remake

by Krystal Franklin

May 14, 2019

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Last month we told you about two of television’s most iconic series returning to the small screen this month for one-night-only. Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear are bringing The Jeffersons and All in the Family to ABC for a legendary reboot starring Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes.

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Now, Anthony Anderson, Kerry Washington, Jackée Harry, Amber Stevens West (The Carmichael Show), Sean Hayes (Will & Grace), Stephen Tobolowsky (Californication) and Jovan Adepo (Fences) have joined the cast.

Amber Stevens West

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Jovan Adepo

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According to reports, “Anderson will play George Jefferson’s brother Henry, who was once Archie Bunker’s neighbor in Queens. Adepo will play Lionel, George and Louise’s son, who marries Jenny, Tom and Helen Willis’ daughter, who will be played by Stevens West. Tobolwsky will play Harry Bentley, the Jeffersons’ neighbor and Harry will play Louise’s friend Diane Stockwell. Barinholtz will play Archie’s foil and son-in-law, Mike “Meathead” Stivic, and Hayes will play Mr. Lorenzo, another of Archie’s neighbors as well as a househusband.”

Washington will play the role of Helen Willis.

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons will take place May 22 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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