James Avery ‘Uncle Phil’ From ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Dies

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Actor James Avery, best known for his patriarch role on “The French Prince of Bel-Air,” died from complications while under open heart surgery on January 1, 2014 at 68-years-old.

According to reports, Avery had become very ill and underwent “surgery for an undisclosed illness and took a turn for the worse late yesterday.”

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According to reports, Barbra, his wife, had left his bedside for a short time and was informed of his passing when she returned. “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” co-star Alfonso Ribiero tweeted, “I’m deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly.”

James Avery was like a father to us all. RIP.

Relive some of his greatest TV moments, below:

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