James Avery Passes Away

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James Avery, best known for playing Will Smith's Uncle Phil on Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has died. In recent years, the actor guest-starred on soaps The Young and the Restless and Grey's Anatomy.

Alfonso Ribeiro, who portayed Avery's TV son Carlton Banks, broke the heartbreaking news on his Facebook Wednesday afternoon. The actor posted:


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