Actor James Avery who played Phillip Banks (‘uncle Phil’) in the hit sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bell Air has died. He was 65 years old.
Avery’s publicist told Sky News he died from complications following open-heart surgery in Glendale, California, on Tuesday afternoon.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Barbara, his mother, Florence Avery, and his step-son, Kevin Waters.
Rest In Peace James Avery.