James Avery, the actor best known for his role as ‘Uncle Phil’ in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, passed away on New Years Eve. He was 68-years-old.
Mr. Avery had been an actor for some time before The Fresh Prince, but it was in the role of ‘Uncle Phil’ that he became known throughout living rooms across America. Below is one of his more memorable scenes with Will Smith. R.I.P James Avery.