'Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air' Father James Avery Dies
Actor James Avery, most notable for his role in "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," passed away Tuesday night. Co-star Alfonso Ribeiro confirmed the news.By Christine Slusser | January 1, 2014
Everyone remembers the beloved father figure Uncle Phil from "Fresh Prince of Bel Air." Sadly, the man behind the character, James Avery, passed away Tuesday night.
Co-star Alfonso Ribeiro confirmed the news on Twitter, writing:
"I'm deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly."