James Avery, well-known for his role on the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” has died at age 65. Avery passed away in a Los Angeles hospital last night after complications from recently undergoing an open heart surgery.
According to TMZ, Avery’s wife had been by his side the whole time before briefly stepping out for food. When she came back, she was informed that James had passed away.
Avery’s co-star and on-camera son, Alfonso Ribeiro, expressed his sadness via Twitter moments after the news broke.
I'm deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly. http://t.co/UrW0EeBFbO—
Alfonso Ribeiro (@alfonso_ribeiro) January 01, 2014
Check out a video of James Avery’s greatest moments as Uncle Phil below.
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