James Avery

The news of actor James Avery’s passing still has people stunned. “Fresh Prince” star Daphne Maxwell Reid remembers her friend and co-star on “NewsOne Now.” “We all have great memories of Uncle Phil. He was everybody’s Uncle Phil,” said Reid, “but I had the pleasure of being his other wife which was a delight. I treasured […]

Veteran actor James Avery, best known for his iconic role as “Uncle Phil (Banks)” on the classic series “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” died on New Year’s Eve from complications stemming from heart surgery, reports TMZ. He was 68-years-old. Sources close to the actor tell TMZ he died in an L.A. hospital last night. Avery had recently […]