The man known simply as Uncle Phil has died. James Avery, who played the lovable father in “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, was 68 years old. He had recently undergone a heart procedure and complications with that surgery are believed to be his cause of death.
Consider “Fresh Prince” is one of America’s favorite sitcoms, this news has spread quickly on social networks. Many fans are saddened while talking about how great he was on the show.
James Avery appeared in many other shows including “The Jeffersons” and “Grey’s Anatomy”.
He died in Glendale, California.
R.I.P., Uncle Phil.