James Avery

James Avery, Star of 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' Dead at 68

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by Britt Hayes January 01, 2014 01:05 PM
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It brings us great sadness to report this news on the first day of the New Year -- James Avery, the beloved actor who portrayed Uncle Phil on the hit '90s sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,' has passed away at the age of 68. Avery, who passed away late last night in Los Angeles, was an actor known for his warmth, and continued to appear on many TV shows over the years after 'Fresh Prince' concluded.