James Avery, who played the character of Phil Banks on the hit sitcom ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air,’ died at the age of 65 on Dec. 31.
James Avery, known for his role as Uncle Phil on the hit 90s sitcom “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” died on New Year’s Eve, reports TMZ.
The 65-year-old actor reportedly recently underwent open heart surgery, and died from complications from the procedure on Dec. 31.
Avery’s wife, Barbara, was by his side before leaving for a brief moment to get food. Upon her return he was dead.
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