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James Avery

Actor

Born - 27 November 1948, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Died - 31 December 2013

Big, beaming, bald, moustachioed actor, best known for his TV portrayal of Uncle Phil in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air series, but in fact in dozens of movies besides. After a debut in The Stunt Man (1977), Avery's expansive features could be spotted, among many more, in The Blues Brothers (1980), Fletch (1985), License to Drive (1988), The Linguini Incident (1991), Little Miss Millions (1993), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), 12 Bucks (1998), Dr Dolittle 2 (2001), Raise Your Voice (2004), Who's Your Caddy? (2007), The Grind (2010) and the TV movie Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013), his last. He died following surgery.