Latest James Avery News

Will Smith Speaks Out In Mouring Of James Avery's Death

By Victoria Pavlova | 7th January 2014

A week after the fact, Will Smith has spoken out about the death of former “Fresh Prince” co-star James Avery. Avery passed away on December 31, following complications from open heart surgery. He was 68....

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Will Smith Offers Touching Tribute To Late Colleague And Friend, James Avery

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th January 2014

In many ways, the relationship Will Smith and James Avery shared on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air – that of uncle and nephew – was similar to the one they held in real life...

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A Week In News: Beyonce Upsets Nasa, Guardians Of The Galaxy Teases, Kanye West Inspires Coinye West Currency

By Lauren James | 6th January 2014

Beyoncé Vs. NASA: Beyoncé sent her fans into a buying frenzy when she unexpectedly dropped her secret new album just before Christmas. However, certain individuals have taken issue with the use of grafted audio clips...

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Prince Of Bel Air Stars Mourn Loss Of “Special Man” James Avery

By Michael West | 3rd January 2014

The stars of the classic sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel Air have spoken of the loss of James Avery, the American actor who played on-screen father ‘Uncle Phil’ and who died in California yesterday (January...

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James Avery Dies, 'Fresh Prince' Star, Dead At 68: Stars Pay Their Respects

By Lauren James | 2nd January 2014

Actor James Avery has sadly passed away at the age of 68 due to complications related to the open heart surgery he underwent. Avery, who played Uncle Phil in TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of...

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Uncle Phil Remembered By Those He Knew Best: Actor James Avery Dead

By Joe Wilde | 2nd January 2014

Actor James Avery, the man who starred as the beloved Uncle Phillip Banks on the 90's sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bell Air, has passed away. A classically trained actor with over 170 screen credits...

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