James LaRue Avery (November 27, 1945 – December 31, 2013) was an American actor. He played patriarch and Judge Philip Banks in the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990−96). This character was ranked #34 in TV Guide 's "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time." He also...Wikipedia
Age: 68 (age at death)
Born: 27th November, 1945, Pughsville, Virginia, United States (Now Suffolk, Virginia, United States)
Died: 31st December, 2013, Glendale, California, United States
Height: 6' 5" (196 cm)
Claim to Fame: Philip Banks On The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air (1990-1996).
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James Avery, best known for playing Will Smith's Uncle Phil on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, died on Tuesday night. He was 65.
"I'm deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away," Alfonso Ribeiro, who played his son, Carlton, on the hit sitcom, Tweeted Wednesday.
"He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly."
The New Jersey-born star had recently undergone surgery for an undisclosed illness and passed away at an L.A. hospital, TMZ reports.
In addition to playing Smith's beloved uncle, Avery guest starred on... Read More
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Philip Banks, Avery's character on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (1990), was ranked #34 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
Was in the Navy, which involved him in Vietnam.
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