Fresh into the New Year and already we’ve lost one of our televised father figures…
James Avery also known as “Uncle Phil” on ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ dies at the age of 68.
According to TMZ, Avery underwent an open heart surgery and died from the complications of the operation.
Alfonso Ribeiro — who played Avery’s son on “Fresh Prince” — just posted a message on his Facebook page.
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