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Avery played Will Smith's uncle on the popular TV series.
James Avery, Actor who Played "Uncle Phil", Dead at 65
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 2:54 PM EST
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 2:55 PM EST
By Jacob Kittilstad -
James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law as the Honorable Philip Banks in "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died.
Avery's publicist, Cynthia Snyder, told The Associated Press that Avery died Tuesday. She did not immediately know the cause of death or where he died. He was 65.
Avery played Will Smith's uncle on the popular TV series. His movie credits included "Fletch," ''The Prince of Egypt" and "8 Million Ways to Die."
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