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Actor James Avery, Uncle Phil Dies At 65

  • Aired: 1/2/2014
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James Avery, the bulky character actor who laid down the law at home and on the job 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 in Glendale, Calif., following complications from open heart surgery. He was 65.

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