R.I.P. Uncle Phil.
James Avery, who is famous for his role on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” has died.
According to TMZ, Avery passed away last night in an Glendale, CA hospital after undergoing open heart surgery.
Alfonso Ribeiro, who act as Carlton Banks on Fresh Prince, confirmed James Avery’s death via Twitter.
I’m deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly. pic.twitter.com/UrW0EeBFbO
— Alfonso Ribeiro (@alfonso_ribeiro) January 1, 2014
In addition to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, James Avery starred in a handful of TV shows including Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Closer,” “L.A. Law,” and “The Jeffersons.”