January 1, 2014

R.I.P James Avery - Passes Away At 65

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The loving man we let inside of our homes, whom we called 'Uncle Phil' on the 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, James Avery passed away New Year's Eve, December 31, 2013. TMZ retrieved information Avery suffered complications undergoing a recent open heart surgery which caused his death. Other reports confirms Avery passed away from a long term illness, he has had for quite some while. 

The Atlantic City, New Jersey native became a very popular actor for his role in the Will Smith produced 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, where he played the stern, intolerant but loving Uncle Phil. Alfonso Ribeiro, who played his son Carlton on the show tweeted the following: 

 We All Will Miss Our 'UNCLE PHIL', May He Rest In Peace & His Close Family Find Happiness Amongst This Sad Time.