James Avery photo

James LaRue Avery (November 27, 1945 – December 31, 2013) played as himself (uncredited) in the episode "Scenes from a Mall". In the end of this episode, where Carl Winslow was hugged him when he enters the front door.

He was best known for his role as Uncle Philip Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He died on December 31, 2013 by his heart surgery at the age of 68.

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