All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’

James Avery of ‘Fresh Prince’ Dies at 68

Prominent actor James Avery, 68, died on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2013, in Glendale, California. He grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey, served in the Navy during the Vietnam War, and later studied drama and literature at the University of California. According to Cynthia Snyder, Avery’s publicist, Avery passed away “due to complications from open heart surgery.” Avery …

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James Avery Will Be Highly Missed

With 2014 not even being 24-hours old yet, news of the first celebrity death has already started to leak. James Avery–who played Uncle Phil–on the popular sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” has passed away on Dec. 31, at 65 years of age. Toni Benson, who was Avery’s manager, explained the actor’s death was related to a recent heart …

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