Beloved Bel-Air dad James Avery (aka Uncle Phil) died from complications after open heart surgery. He was 68. Ugghh what a great sitcom..Avery starred in dozens of TV shows through the years — shows like Grey’s Anatomy, The Closer, L.A. Law, and The Jeffersons. This past year, he appeared in three TV movies — most recently, Go, Bolivia, Go! — but didn’t appear to have other projects in the works.
The cast of the Fresh Prince including Will Smith reunited two years ago at a charity event. Here’s the story.